Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies (Honours) (UG:Bachelor)

University of Newcastle, Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
UG:Bachelor

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 24550 per year

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About Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies degree or the Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice or the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science with a major sequence in Aboriginal Studies may undertake a further year of full-time study or equivalent part-time study to obtain an Honours degree.  International students from health, education and social science backgrounds with relevant degrees are also encouraged to apply.

The Honours degree allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest. The program is specifically Aboriginal in orientation and prepares students for roles such as service provision in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of one or more specialist areas in the discipline Aboriginal Studies
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of research principles and methodology within the discipline of Aboriginal Studies, including information literacy, and the use of technology
  • Capacity to apply advanced critical thinking and judgement to complex problems in a variety of contexts within the discipline of Aboriginal Studies to develop new understanding and to demonstrate intellectual independence
  • Capacity to apply theory and method at an advanced level to design, conduct and complete an independent research thesis under supervision

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Entry requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. Application is made direct to the University via the Direct Application form.

Domestic Students please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/Resources/Divisions/Services/Student%20and%20Academic%20Services/Student%20Administration/Forms/ApplicationHonoursSupplementFEDUA.pdf

International Students please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/68848/Undergraduate-Application-Form.pdf.

Completion of a Bachelor of Aboriginal Studies or equivalent program with normally at least a credit grade average and any additional work which may be prescribed by the Faculty Board.

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