This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
|Managing faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered by||School of Applied Media and Social Sciences|
Also available via off-campus learning.
Australian Indigenous studies at Gippsland is an interdisciplinary major offering a range of units that are designed to introduce students to the historical, social and political aspects of Australian Indigenous society. The major will provide an understanding of the relationships between Indigenous Australians and the dominant society as well as enabling students to develop a sound knowledge and sensitivity to work within Indigenous communities.
The study program consists of units covering topics such as Australian Indigenous societies, issues in Indigenous education, art, literature, politics, human rights, and Indigenous women and international issues.
Upon successful completion of the major, students will be able to:
Students studying a sequence in Australian Indigenous studies must complete the following two units (12 points):
Students studying a minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) or majormajor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) in Australian Indigenous studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition: