• Offered by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Indigenous Studies
  • Areas of interest Australian Indigenous Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

This course offers students the opportunity to complete intensive study in a topic relating to Indigenous peoples. The course content will vary from year to year following both changes in the discipline and the interests and expertise of teaching staff. 

Learning Outcomes

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

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

  1. Describe concepts and arguments arising from the field of Indigenous Studies
  2. Evaluate those concepts and arguments to a level consistent with the expectations of the discipline
  3. Explain issues, arguments, and responses through written and/or oral form 

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial and Wattle participation (10%) [LO 1, 2, 3]

Individual assessment tasks to a total of 4000 words which may include an essay and oral presentation and/or examination (90%) [LO1, 2, 3]

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Students are expected to complete 130 hours of study for this course which includes 36 hours of contact with teaching staff and 94 hours of independent learning. Contact hours will be delivered as either:

a) a two (2) hour lecture and one (1) hour tutorial each week for 12 weeks; or

b) 36 hours of lectures and tutorials taught intensively over two weeks.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 6 units of Indigenous Studies (INDG) courses, or with permission of the convener.

Prescribed Texts

Readings and texts required for this course will be posted on the course Wattle site.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must have knowledge of Indigenous Studies research and debates.




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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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There are no current offerings for this course.

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