Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Year and Campus:||2012 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Dr Christine Asmar
Dr Christine Asmar
Murrup Barak – Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development
Old Physics Building (Bldg 128)
The University of Melbourne VIC 3010
Tel: (03) 9035 8806 / 8344 7722
Fax: (03) 9347 5487
Mrs Elizabeth (Liz) Dent
Manager, Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
The Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research (GC-IRPRO) will be offered in 2012 as a week-long on-campus intensive Summer School in February. It is an interdisciplinary coursework program consisting of one core subject - MULT90022: Indigenous Research.
In this course, ‘Indigenous research’ includes not only research by Indigenous individuals, but also research on Indigenous topics. The course explores research and develops research skills from an Indigenous perspective. The course is taught in a mixed mode of seminars, case studies, and group activities, with an emphasis on collaborative learning. Students engage in a range of activities, including structured reflection, academic writing, and formal verbal presentations. Students’ assessment tasks relate directly to their own research.
Upon satisfactory completion of the course, students are awarded a Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research, which will give them 25 credit points towards the Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research and Leadership.
To provide a cohort experience and supportive learning environment for students engaged in Indigenous research, with the opportunity to establish ongoing professional networks.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research (GC-IRPRO) is a single-subject 25-point award. At the completion of this compulsory subject students will be awarded a Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research, which will give them 25 credit points towards the Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research and Leadership (GC-IRL).
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Students must complete the following CORE subject:
Study Period Commencement:
The Selection Committee will evaluate all applicants’ ability to successfully pursue the course using the following criteria:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
The GC-IRPRO supports graduates’ acquisition of the graduate attributes as listed in The PhD and MPhil Handbooks. In particular,
Research Higher Degree candidates completing this course will be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.murrupbarak.unimelb.edu.au|
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