• Offered by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Indigenous Studies
  • Areas of interest Indigenous Australian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Sean Kerins
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2020
    First Semester 2020
    Winter Session 2020
    Second Semester 2020
    See Future Offerings

This is a research-intensive course in which students undertake a self-directed research project under the guidance of a supervisor on a topic not covered in other INDG courses. The research topic is to be negotiated with the supervisor and must fall within the broad field of Indigenous studies. Time spent will focus on planning and conducting the piece of research, and on academic skills development including ethical practice. 

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. Explain basic research theory and practice as it applies to Indigenous Studies topics;
  2. Conduct independent research on a supervised topic, and present research issues and questions, methodologies and outcomes in written form; and,
  3. Engage in ethically-sound written research on topics related to Indigenous peoples.

Indicative Assessment

Research Proposal, 1000 (20%) Learning Outcome 1
Research Paper, 4000 words (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-3 
 

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Workload

130 hours of student learning time made up of:

a) 24 hours of contact: consultations and communication between supervisor and student

b) 106 hours of independent reading, research and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Enrolment in this course requires permission from the course convenor.

You will need to contact the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must have knowledge of Indigenous Studies research and debates, for example, through having completed at least one INDG course.

Fees

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:
1
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1640 01 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020 31 Mar 2020 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4676 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6693 01 Jul 2020 TBA TBA 30 Sep 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9632 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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