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Indigenous Research Methodologies

Undergraduate | MAQ-ABSX3025 | 2024

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14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Indigenous Research Methodologies

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. Critically consider specific texts by Indigenous Australian people in light of the above understandings.
    2. Justify your role as an Indigenous or non-Indigenous researcher or practitioner undertaking research or work with Indigenous communities.
    3. Explain the principles of a range of Indigenous Research Methodologies appropriate for application in research with Indigenous peoples
    4. Apply appropriate Indigenous Studies theoretical frameworks to resolve a range of ethical problems in Indigenous research.
    5. Critically reflect on current issues in Indigenous affairs and develop a proposal for small research project to address the problem.
    6. Interpret and communicate the principles of current Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies guidelines to Indigenous community and professional audiences.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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

one of

and one of


Pre-requisite: 130cp at 1000 level or above including ABSX1000 or ABSX1020 and 20cp at 2000 level including ABSX2035 or ABSX2020 or ABSX2060

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 Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.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.

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What to study next?

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

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