• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Australian Indigenous Studies, Policy Studies
  • Specialisation code IPDV-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate
Indigenous Policy and Development Specialisation

Indigenous policy presents significant challenges, requiring specialised understanding and expertise.

With the Indigenous Policy and Development Specialisation you'll learn from the experts, including staff from Australia's leading centre on Indigenous economic and social policy issues - The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR).

You will graduate with an understanding of Indigenous views and approaches to development, and be able to apply them to Indigenous policy and development activities.

Career opportunities

The Indigenous Policy and Development Specialisation will advance your career in development, policy, and program management focusing on Indigenous issues, in government and non-government organisations, Indigenous organisations, or as an independent consultant.

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

12 units from completion of courses from the following list:

INDG8002 Australian Indigenous Development (Advanced)

INDG8005 Australian Indigenous Policy (Advanced)


12 units from completion of course from the following list:

INDG8001 Australian Indigenous Development

INDG8003 Understanding Indigenous Wellbeing: Demographic and Socioeconomic Change

INDG8004 Australian Indigenous Policy

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