Bachelor of Arts (First Nations Australia)
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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What you'll learn
On successful completion of the program, students should be able to:
• Evidence professional knowledge and skills in one or more disciplines which will equip students to be competitive in the regional and global workforce;
• Use creative and critical thinking processes to evaluate multiple sources of evidence, explore new ideas and possibilities, formulate arguments, and apply reasoning and reflection to develop solutions to complex real-world problems;
• Engage independently and collaboratively in informed debates, discussion, and activities to extend and advance effective communication skills in a range of oral, written and digital modes;
• Act as responsible, ethical professionals and global citizens by applying awareness of social responsibility and professional integrity to interactions with other professionals and the wider community;
• Show evidence of skills and capabilities, as well as initiative and resourcefulness, necessary to make a valuable contribution to the professional workplace, and respond to changing industry needs;
• Recognise and apply cultural awareness and tolerance for diversity within team, community and workplace settings.
Graduates are uniquely placed to offer insights into health, community, industry, and a range of other social priorities related to First Nations perspectives. Career outcomes include working in government, the private sector, and with Indigenous communities in relation to policy and planning, community development, education, or advocacy.
ATAR/Selection Rank + English Language Proficiency
Credit for previous study or work
Exemptions/credit will be assessed based on the UniSQ Credit and Exemption Procedure. Claims for credit for previous study should be submitted prior to or at the time of enrolment. Each claim will be assessed on individual merit in line with UniSQ policy.
Australian Indigenous cultures have shaped and influenced Australia. The First Nations Australia major within the Bachelor of Arts allows you to study the historical events and political policies that have shaped Australia’s relationship with its first peoples. At UniSQ you will develop cultural competence and an understanding of First Nations perspectives, how to be an effective advocate or ally, and build the ability to work with Indigenous communities in a culturally appropriate way. You can choose to combine your studies with a major in Environment and Sustainability, History, Music, or Anthropology to tailor this degree to suit your career goals.
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Recommended Study Pattern
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