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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 2017

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
011054

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To extend students' knowledge and understanding of Indigenous issues impacting on the First Nations people of North America, Australia and the Pacific Region.

Course content

Students will build on their knowledge of the impacts of  and responses to colonisation by First Nations peoples in North America, Australia and the Pacific region through exploration and analysis of  approaches to comparative studies, pre-colonial cultures, colonialism, culture and ideology, diversity of social, economic and political structures, racism, assimilation, resistance, poverty, land rights, sovereignty and treaties, and contemporary political movements.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 6 hours x 4 days
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 6 hours x 4 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Review 750 words 15% N/A
Essay 1500 words 35% n/a
Report 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Review 750 words 15% N/A
Essay 1500 words 35% n/a
Report 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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