Master in Social Research (African Studies) - Máster en Investigación Social (Estudios Africanos)
This course is for those working or intending to work with Indigenous Australian people.
Provision is made to enhance knowledge, competence and skills for culturally appropriate practice with diverse Indigenous Australian groups, communities and organisations. It examines the cultural, social, economic, political contexts and issues confronting Indigenous Australian people. The dynamic and complex environment in which Indigenous Australian people are positioned is considered through an Indigenous Australian perspective. It adopts an approach embodying principles of social justice in both andragogical processes and intended outcomes, informed by emergent Indigenous Australian critical theory.
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.
Australian & NZ Students
A bachelor degree or equivalent. Those with other qualifications, experience and expertise are considered for admission, but may be required to complete additional foundation units.
Minimum English language entry requirements:
IELTS ACADEMIC (INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM)
Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts of Indigenous Australians
Indigenous Australian Research Positioning
Introduction to Indigenous Australians
This Graduate Certificate value adds to most undergraduate degree courses particularly in areas like Humanities, Health and Social Sciences.
The course is designed for those working or intending to work with Indigenous Australian people. Students enhance their knowledge, competence and skills for culturally appropriate practice with diverse Indigenous Australian groups, communities and organisations.
The multi-disciplinary approach makes the course relevant when dealing with issues concerning cultural management.