This course is for those working or intending to work with Indigenous Australian people.
Provision is made to enhance knowledge, competence and skills for culturally appropriate practice with diverse Indigenous Australian groups, communities and organisations. It examines the cultural, social, economic, political contexts and issues confronting Indigenous Australian people. The dynamic and complex environment in which Indigenous Australian people are positioned is considered through an Indigenous Australian perspective. It adopts an approach embodying principles of social justice in both andragogical processes and intended outcomes, informed by emergent Indigenous Australian critical theory.
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.
This Graduate Certificate value adds to most undergraduate degree courses particularly in areas like Humanities, Health and Social Sciences.
The course is designed for those working or intending to work with Indigenous Australian people. Students enhance their knowledge, competence and skills for culturally appropriate practice with diverse Indigenous Australian groups, communities and organisations.
The multi-disciplinary approach makes the course relevant when dealing with issues concerning cultural management.
Credit for previous study
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis.
This course can be undertaken part-time commencing in semester 1, or full time commencing in semester 2. International students can only commence in semester 2 on a full time basis.
2016 Curtin International Scholarships: Merit Scholarship
Curtin University is an inspiring, vibrant, international organisation, committed to making tomorrow better. It is a beacon for innovation, driving advances in technology through high-impact research and offering more than 100 practical, industry-aligned courses connecting to workplaces of tomorrow.
Ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015, the University is also ranked 25th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2015 Curtin also received an overall five-star excellence rating in the QS stars rating.
Curtin University strives to give high achieving international students the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised education through offering the Merit Scholarship. The Merit Scholarship will give you up to 25 per cent of your first year tuition fees and if you enrol in an ELB program at Curtin English before studying at Curtin, you will also receive a 10 per cent discount on your Curtin English fees.
For full details and terms and conditions of this scholarship, please visit: curtin.edu/int-scholarships and click on Merit.