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Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Engagement

2018

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
External Studies
1GC023
1GC523
Course Duration
Full-time
Not Available
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

UINDE1

Award
Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Engagement
Faculty/College
College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society
Sector
HE
Area of study
Indigenous Studies and Public Policy
Society and Welfare Studies

This course will broaden your knowledge and skills in the effective and respectful engagement with people in Indigenous contexts.

You explore and critically analyse the historical and contemporary contexts of interactions between Indigenous and non-indigenous people and develop communication skills to assist in establishing, maintaining and promoting respectful interactions and partnerships targeted to areas of professional expertise.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, organisations and communities, government departments and agencies, or private enterprises that are involved in Indigenous affairs.

Credit transfers & pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:
(a) Australian Citizenship; or
(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit. 
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Student Contribution and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Tuition Fee and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

International full fees

See the Office of International Services for details on International Course Fees: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.
 

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

The course requires the successful completion of 40 credit points of study. All 40 credit points of study are to be chosen from the list of Specialist Electives below which allows students to focus their study in areas of interest and specialise in understanding the context of engagement in research, public policy, health, education, language or resource management/economy. Staff can provide advice on unit selection as needed.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Specialist Electives
(4 units)
40cp Specialist Elective units totalling 40 credit points selected from the list of available units as detailed below.

ATI502 Indigenous Policy Agendas in Federal and State Politics
ATI503 Indigenous Knowledges, Property Rights and Economic Participation
ATI504
Indigenous Knowledges and Epistemologies
CAS501 Yolngu Languages and Culture 1
CAS502 Yolngu Languages and Culture 2
IND500 Indigenous Peoples in the Context of Colonised Australia
IND501 Building Relationships in Indigenous Contexts
IND502 Indigenous Sovereignty and the Challenges of Reconciliation
IND503 Challenging Educational Paradigms
IND505 Indigenous Representation and Ethical Practice
IND510 Indigenous Knowledges and Wellbeing
IND511 Healthy Country, Healthy People
IND590 Indigenous Research Project
INR500 Principles of Research in Indigenous Contexts
INR501 Indigenous Research Methodologies
 

  40cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Graduate Certificate AQF Level 8 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

Study plan

Students commencing in Semester 1 - Part time

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a part time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE

Specialist Elective Availability

Semester 1 Semester 2
ATI502 Indigenous Policy Agendas in Federal and State Politics
ATI504 Indigenous Knowledges and Epistemologies
CAS501 Yolngu Languages and Culture 1
CAS502 Yolngu Languages and Culture 2
IND500 Indigenous Peoples in the Context of Colonised Australia
IND501 Building Relationships in Indigenous Contexts
IND505 Indigenous Representation and Ethical Practice
IND510 Indigenous Knowledges and Wellbeing
IND590 Indigenous Research Project
INR500 Principles of Research in Indigenous Contexts
ATI503 Indigenous Knowledges, Property Rights and Economic Participation
CAS501 Yolngu Languages and Culture 1
CAS502 Yolngu Languages and Culture 2
IND502 Indigenous Sovereignty and the Challenges of Reconciliation
IND503 Challenging Educational Paradigms
IND505 Indigenous Representation and Ethical Practice
IND511 Healthy Country, Healthy People
IND590 Indigenous Research Project
INR501 Indigenous Research Methodologies

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Students commencing in Semester 2 – Part time

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a part time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    Specialist Elective SE
    Specialist Elective SE
Year 2
Specialist Elective SE    
Specialist Elective SE    

 Specialist Elective Availability

Semester 1 Semester 2
ATI502 Indigenous Policy Agendas in Federal and State Politics
ATI504 Indigenous Knowledges and Epistemologies
CAS501 Yolngu Languages and Culture 1
CAS502 Yolngu Languages and Culture 2
IND500 Indigenous Peoples in the Context of Colonised Australia
IND501 Building Relationships in Indigenous Contexts
IND505 Indigenous Representation and Ethical Practice
IND510 Indigenous Knowledges and Wellbeing
IND590 Indigenous Research Project
INR500 Principles of Research in Indigenous Contexts
ATI503 Indigenous Knowledges, Property Rights and Economic Participation
CAS501 Yolngu Languages and Culture 1
CAS502 Yolngu Languages and Culture 2
IND502 Indigenous Sovereignty and the Challenges of Reconciliation
IND503 Challenging Educational Paradigms
IND505 Indigenous Representation and Ethical Practice
IND511 Healthy Country, Healthy People
IND590 Indigenous Research Project
INR501 Indigenous Research Methodologies

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