• Offered by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Indigenous Studies
  • Areas of interest History, Indigenous Australian Studies, Law, Policy Studies, Human Rights
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Julie Lahn
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Autumn Session 2023
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This course explores public policy towards First Nations peoples in Australia. Critical First Nations peoples perspectives are foregrounded alongside policy histories and analytical approaches to understanding policy sectors and issues. Topics featured in the course are regularly updated but may include: income support, education, child protection, climate change, economic prosperity, international frameworks, evaluation, evidence-based policy, public service, Indigenous leadership, cultural frameworks for policy making.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. engage in informed debate about Australian government policy and practice towards Indigenous people;
  2. analyse other people's writing about Indigenous policy; and
  3. write critically and analytically about Australian Indigenous affairs policy debates.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Essay (1500 words) (30) [LO 1,2,3]
  2. Portfolio (3000 words) (40) [LO 1,2,3]
  3. Discussion Forums (1500 words) (30) [LO 1,2]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed INDG8005

Prescribed Texts

All readings will be accessible through the course WATTLE site.

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
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3505 01 Apr 2023 TBA TBA 30 Jun 2023 In Person N/A
3506 01 Apr 2023 TBA TBA 30 Jun 2023 Online N/A

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