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University of South Australia
Broaden your appreciation for Australia’s Indigenous communities and cultures with this online Aboriginal Cultures unit.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with the University of South Australia, the unit examines the various facets of Aboriginal culture, with a strong emphasis on the social, economic and political factors that have influenced Aboriginal people since colonisation.
The unit covers everything from the Aboriginal worldview that places the intersecting elements of culture, land and kinship at the centre of their identity, through to the process of colonisation and its subsequent ramifications on Indigenous tribes and communities.
For those studying arts and humanities, this subject is highly recommended, however, the unit would also be highly useful to anyone working in the community and services sector.
There are no formal prerequisites for this unit, so anyone can apply.
In this Aboriginal studies unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Walk away from this unit with a deepened understanding of Australia’s Indigenous communities and their cultures.
By completing this unit you will be able to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.