Indigenous studies (Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts)



This minor sequence of Indigenous Studies units will build understanding, recognition and validity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander's ways of Valuing, Being, Knowing and Doing. Completing this sequence of study will facilitate a deeper understanding of ourselves and Australia's multiple histories to foster productive and meaningful relationships in culturally diverse communities, especially with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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Unit set code

MN-A000074 (minor)



Career outcomes

Completion of the Minor sequence of Indigenous Studies will enable graduates to respectfully collaborate and work alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities. Culturally responsive graduates can apply these skills and practices to a wide range of services, including education, creative industries, and health and community services.

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  • To complete a Minor sequence in Indigenous Studies select four (4) credit points from the below.

Complete 1 unit from:

  • Introduction to Aboriginal Studies IND101
  • Aboriginal Australian Stories and Songlines IND102
  • Plus 2 units from:

  • Caring for Country IND203
  • Australian Aboriginal Holistic Health and Healing IND204
  • Global Indigenous Knowledges and Philosophies IND205
  • Plus 1 unit from:

  • Politics of Resistance in Indigenous Australia IND301
  • Working Alongside Aboriginal Communities IND302