• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Pacific Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Christopher Ballard
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    See Future Offerings

This is an individual course of readings on an indigenous studies topic identified by the student in consultation with the convener and nominated supervisor. This may include indigenous cultures, issues and modes of knowledge production from the Pacific Islands, Asia, Australia, the United States, New Zealand, Canada or beyond the region. Weekly meetings to discuss material covered will be on a one-to-one basis with an emphasis on critical analysis and writing. The course will have particular utility for students preparing for Honors or other postgraduate study.

Other Information

Students must identify a topic and potential readings supervisor before seeking enrolment in the course.

Indicative Assessment

* Rationale and schedule of readings 10%

* Annotated bibliography 10%

* Weekly critical reading reports 30%

* Analytical research essay  50%


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Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
14
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $3960
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $5100
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3498 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In-Person and Online N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6485 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In-Person and Online N/A

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