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Undergraduate | MAQ-ABSX1000 | 2023

Introducing Indigenous Australia

Course information for 2023 intake

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Gain insights into Indigenous perspectives. You’ll explore modern expressions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Unpack how Indigenous people envision their future. Get ready to contribute towards a more inclusive Australia.

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Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 20 Feb 2023
  • 24 July 2023
  • 11 Dec 2023
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Introducing Indigenous Australia

About this subject

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

    1. Comprehend settler colonialism and race and racism in an Australian context.
    2. Discuss the social, cultural and political issues that drive Indigenous activism .
    3. Explain contemporary Indigenous identities and cultures.
    4. Examine colonial constructions of race and gender
    5. Explore societal misconceptions, ideas, attitudes and assumptions about Indigenous Australia.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

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 Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.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

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