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The Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies) program develops knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures and societies within the Australian community and a broader international context. The degree recognises social diversity and emphasises human rights and social justice within a framework that promotes ethical action, social responsibility and empowerment.
The recent decision of the United Nations General Assembly to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples also adds a significant international dimension to this field of study. The Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies) program is the only completely online Indigenous Studies program in Australia.
Anyone can apply.
Studying this arts degree, you can choose to study from the following:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies) from University of South Australia.
This degree will be of interest to you if you aspire to work in education, teaching Aboriginal Studies and Indigenous education. As a graduate, your career options include community development, working in the environmental sector and cultural studies. Your employment opportunities can be further strengthened by choosing electives in subject areas such as information technology, business, financial planning and communications.
Curious about where a career in arts could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or scholarships.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. 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.
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