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Indigenous Community Development

Undergraduate | MUR-COD301 | 2024

Work alongside Indigenous groups. Examine the profound impact legislation has had on Indigenous communities in the past. Then explore the culturally appropriate storytelling techniques being used to shape successful community initiatives today.

Study method
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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Aug 2024

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Indigenous Community Development

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject students will be able to:

    1. identify and evaluate key features of Indigenous community development.
    2. examine and critically discuss key pieces of historic Western Australian legislation and the practical implications for Indigenous communities.
    3. contribute to discussions related to the range of contextual factors that shape contemporary Indigenous community development.
    4. produce a reflective journal that integrates their lived experience and the unit content to demonstrate their enhanced understanding of the role of community development practitioners in Indigenous communities.
    5. create a professional development workshop proposal to demonstrate the practical application of key indigenous development theories within the workplace setting.

Entry requirements


To enrol in this subject, you must have passed a minimum of 12 credit points at 100-level.

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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What to study next?

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

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Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)

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