• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code ANTH-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate

We offer a Graduate Certificate of Arts specialising in Anthropology to give you an introductory understanding of the area that is also a pathway to a Masters degree in the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Anthropology specialisation, students will have developed the appropriate disciplinary knowledge and acquired advanced skills to:
  1. critically apply theoretical frameworks and research techniques to understanding national and international issues and problems;
  2. relate a field of study in the arts, humanities or social sciences to its wider cultural and societal context;
  3. critically evaluate ideas and develop creative solutions to complex problems; and
  4. communicate and debate complex issues both orally and in writing, using a variety of media.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ANTH6004 Religion, Ritual and Cosmology 6
ANTH6005 Traditional Australian Indigenous Cultures, Societies and Environment 6
ANTH6009 Culture and Development 6
ANTH6010 Anthropology of Art 6
ANTH6017 Culture, Social Justice and Aboriginal Society Today 6
ANTH6025 Gender and Cross-Cultural Perspective 6
ANTH6026 Medicine, Healing and the Body 6
ANTH6056 Belonging, Identity and Nationalism 6
ANTH6057 Culture and Person 6
ANTH6064 Anthropology of Environmental Disasters 6
ANTH6514 Anthropology of Media 6
ANTH6515 Crossing Borders: Migration, Identity and Livelihood 6
ANTH6516 Violence and Terror 6
ANTH6518 Food for Thought: Anthropological theories of food and eating 6
ANTH6519 Social Animals: anthropological perspectives on animal-human relationships 6
ANTH8055 Key issues in native title anthropology 6
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