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Area/Catalogue
SOCU 5017

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154863

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To enable students to synthesise and consolidate theories in Indigenous knowledges as they relate to language, culture in the social sciences.

Course content

Students will critically analyse aspects of Indigenous culture and language and demonstrate an understanding of how these relate to identity. Students will investigate the impact of the social sciences on Indigenous Peoples through an analytical focus on Indigenous Standpoint theory and the cultural interface.

Textbook(s)

Nakata, Martin 2008, Savaging the Disciplines, Disciplining the Savages, 1, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, ACT

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 7 hours x 3 x 1 day
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online activities 3 hours x 13 weeks

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, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Discussion paper 2500 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Discussion paper 2500 words 60% 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.

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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

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