• 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
    • Talia Avrahamzon
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
    Autumn Session 2019
    Winter Session 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    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.

Majors

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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4778 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5697 28 May 2019 07 Jun 2019 07 Jun 2019 28 Jun 2019 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
6823 01 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 30 Sep 2019 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
9785 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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