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Australian Indigenous Archaeology

Undergraduate | LTU-ARC3AIA | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Australian Indigenous Archaeology

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of the cultural values, awareness and ethical sensitivities towards Indigenous Australians and their archaeological materials across the continent. Appreciate and be sensitive to cross-cultural protocols and language and be able to deal with unfamiliar situations.
    2. Interpret temporal and spatial changes in material culture and environmental settings from different Aboriginal archaeological site types.
    3. Explore and evaluate different theoretical models within Australian Archaeology.
    4. Understand and evaluate best practise models from the scale of individuals through to Communities of Practice.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-ART-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Arts
  • LAT-BUS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Business
  • LAT-PYS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Psychological Science


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: AB002O and have completed 180 credit points.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed ARC2AIA (Australian Indigenous Archaeology) or ARC4001 (Australian Indigenous Archaeology) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Business

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Bachelor of Psychological Science

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