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Global Indigenous History: An Australian Perspective

Undergraduate | MAQ-MHIX3010 | 2024

Previously MAQ-MHIX301

Chart the history of European colonisation, examining case studies that include South Africa, Canada and Australia. Uncover themes like war and assimilation. Focus on the stories of Indigenous people and issues such as rights and reconciliation.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

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Global Indigenous History: An Australian Perspective

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

    1. Understand key themes in Indigenous historical experience from pre-contact to today
    2. Appreciate IAustralian Indigenous history through a world Indigenous history lens
    3. Understand Australian Indigenous history through a world Indigenous history lens
    4. Think critically and analytically about Indigenous historical experience
    5. Interpret a variety of historical sources including art, biography, dance and story
    6. Communicate effectively in oral, written and digital forms

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

one of

and one of

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-MHIX301 (Not currently available)


130cp at 1000 level or above or 20 cp in HIST or MHIS units or POL units at 2000 level including 10 cp in HIST or MHIS units.

Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 and 2 subjects or other relevant experience.
NCCW (pre-2020 units) MHIX201, MHIS301, MHIX301
NCCW (2020 and onwards)
MHIS3010 Global Indigenous History: An Australian Perspective

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

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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