• Offered by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Indigenous Studies
  • Areas of interest Indigenous Australian Studies
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Sean Kerins
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2018
    First Semester 2018
    Autumn Session 2018
    Winter Session 2018
    Second Semester 2018
    Spring Session 2018
    See Future Offerings

This is a research-intensive course in which students undertake a self-directed research project under the guidance of a supervisor on a topic not covered in other INDG courses. The research topic is to be negotiated with the supervisor and must fall within the broad field of Indigenous studies. Time spent will focus on planning and conducting the piece of research, and on academic skills development including ethical practice. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Explain basic research theory and practice as it applies to Indigenous Studies topics.
  2. Conduct independent research on a supervised topic, and present research issues and questions, methodologies and outcomes in written form.
  3. Engage in ethically-sound written research on topics related to Indigenous peoples

Indicative Assessment

Research Proposal 1000 (20% LO 1)

Research Paper 4000 words (80% LO 1-3)

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Workload

130 hours of student learning time made up of:

a) 24 hours of contact: consultations and communication between supervisor and student

b) 106 hours of independent reading, research and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Enrolment in this course requires permission from the course convenor.

You will need to contact the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must have knowledge of Indigenous Studies research and debates, for example, through having completed at least one INDG course.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1823 01 Jan 2018 TBA TBA 31 Mar 2018 In Person

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4897 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
5751 01 Apr 2018 TBA TBA 30 Jun 2018 In Person

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
6848 01 Jul 2018 TBA TBA 30 Sep 2018 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9966 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9711 01 Oct 2018 TBA TBA 31 Dec 2018 In Person

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