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Colonising Australia's First Peoples

Undergraduate | LTU-HIS3AAH | 2024

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Colonising Australia's First Peoples

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Locate, analyse and understand the various kinds of sources that can provide information about Indigenous history post 1788.
    2. Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of the ways in which Europeans invaded this continent, and of the various ways that Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander people have resisted colonisation.
    3. Develop cultural and ethical sensitivity towards the history of colonisation in a variety of contexts with an awareness that includes best practice terminology and self-reflexivity.
    4. Create a properly referenced piece of writing using primary, secondary and Indigenous-authored sources to frame an argument about the history of colonisation, activism and resistance.

Entry requirements


Pre-requisites: Students must have completed 60 credit points of Level two subjects.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed HIS2AAH (Aboriginal Australian History: The Colonial World) 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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