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Indigenous Knowledges

We need your community-mindedness to help build a better world. Join us to study First Nations perspectives across a range of themes, online or on campus. 

You make CDU.

Add your voice to Australia's story

Explore subjects in Indigenous engagement, governance and policy, culture and community, languages, land and resources, research, and more.

Choose CDU for Indigenous studies courses

  • Focus on unique Indigenous and Asia Pacific perspectives

    Learn from cultural experts and benefit from strong links to Northern Australia and South East Asia

  • 100% flexible study that suits you

    Choose to study online or on campus, part-time or full-time

  • #4 in Australia for humanities and social services employment outcomes

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2024

Top Indigenous studies courses

  • Indigenous Knowledges

    Bachelor of Arts

    The Bachelor of Arts is a highly flexible, new-age degree featuring a choice of nine majors, each offering a unique perspective on the world around you and your role in it. 

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    Diploma of Arts (Indigenous Governance and Policy)

    Ideal for anyone who wants a taste of studying Indigenous policy and engagement, but may not be ready to commit to a full degree.

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  • Indigenous students at ACIKE

    Graduate Certificate of Arts (Indigenous)

    Diversify your Indigenous knowledge with this six-month course, with options to study Indigenous policy, engagement, research, language and culture. 

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The Pedagogy of Indigenous Knowledge Sharing through Creative and Cultural Practices

Understand Indigenous artmaking as knowledge sharing to reflect on your professional practice and engage learners in innovative ways.

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Inside CDU's Indigenous studies courses and research

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Study your way with confidence

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    Study pathways

    At CDU, there's a study pathway for everyone.

    Explore our course and student types, admission requirements and pathways to study so you can apply with confidence.

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    How to apply

    Choosing your course was the hard part, now it’s time to apply. Visit our how to apply page for easy-to-follow steps for all study pathways.

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    Flexible study options

    Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction. With on-campus, online, part-time and full-time study options, you'll have the flexibility and support to do it your way.

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