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Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge

Interested in understanding how learning and knowledge is shared in the world’s oldest living cultures?

The Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge generates greater understanding of Indigenous world views, by exploring histories, knowledge systems, determinants of health and wellbeing and ways of living, in a culturally diverse and supportive environment.

The degree aims to grow understanding between all peoples, through matters relevant to a shared and valued future. Students build theoretical and practical capability in diverse areas including cultural protocols and Indigenous ways of knowing and being. You will learn to engage with communities and work towards better environmental, social and economic outcomes.

Graduates will have a range of career opportunities including in government, commercial or social enterprise, in land management, Indigenous tourism, in Aboriginal, family or environmental health.

Domestic

General

  • Course code: 3009250
  • Course abbreviation: BIndigK
  • Credit points: 288
  • Equivalent units: 24

Duration & Fees

ATAR

  • Indicative ATAR: 0

OP

  • Indicative OP: 0

International

General

  • Course code: 3009250
  • Course abbreviation: BIndigK
  • Credit points: 288
  • Equivalent units: 24

Duration & Fees

  • Duration: 3 years full-time
  • Fees:
    • Lismore - $24,000 ($3,000 per unit)

CRICOS Code

Lismore 093086G

Admission Requirements

CategoryScore
Overall6.0
Reading5.5
Writing5.5
Listening5.5
Speaking5.5

Course Overview

Career Opportunities

Positions in project management or administration with Indigenous, government or community-based organisations, especially those with a focus on Indigenous issues. Typical career sectors include: health services, paralegal work, social welfare, environmental management, education or business.

Major Areas of Study

Majors include:

  • Community and Land Management
  • Aboriginal Health Care.
Eligible graduates of the Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge can apply to undertake the one-year Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge with Honours, as a pathway to the Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies.

 

Assessment methods

The assessment methods used in this course vary from unit to unit and connect with the types of learning outcomes for each unit. Assessment tasks may include essays, reports, presentations, group work, journals, online activities and exams.

Teaching methods

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Intakes list:

Domestic intakes
2019 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST
LISMORE yes yes
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE yes yes
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad
Domestic intakes
2018 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST
LISMORE yes yes
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE yes yes
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad
International intakes
2018 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST
LISMORE yes
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad
International intakes
2019 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
GOLD COAST
LISMORE yes
COFFS HARBOUR
ONLINE
Study Options
  • online
  • on campus
  • post grad
  • under grad

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