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Area/Catalogue
SOCU 5020

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
162261

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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 3)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To provide students with the opportunity to extend their understanding of research and academic debates in their chosen field of research, and knowledge and understanding in Aboriginal Studies with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues in Australia and Indigenous rights from a global perspective.

Course content

The course enables students to identity the relevant literature and develop literature search strategies and critically review publications. Students will review and critique research data and identity and review the major theoretical issues relevant to a research area within Aboriginal Studies. Students will contrast theoretical approaches to research for Aboriginal Studies in Australia and Indigenous Studies from a Global perspective.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 6 hours x 5 days
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Workshop 3 hrs x 10 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 (INTENSIVE)
Review 1800 words 40% n/a
Literature review 2700 words 60% n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Review 1800 words 40% n/a
Literature review 2700 words 60% n/a

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4A)
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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.

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