Bachelor of Arts

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Indigenous Studies

Unit set code

MJ-A000074 (major)

MN-A000074 (minor)




This minor sequence of Indigenous Studies units will build understanding, recognition and validity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander's ways of Valuing, Being, Knowing and Doing. Completing this sequence of study will facilitate a deeper understanding of ourselves and Australia's multiple histories to foster productive and meaningful relationships in culturally diverse communities, especially with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Career Outcomes

Completion of the Minor sequence of Indigenous Studies will enable graduates to respectfully collaborate and work alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities. Culturally responsive graduates can apply these skills and practices to a wide range of services, including education, creative industries, and health and community services.


  • To complete a Major sequence in Indigenous Studies select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Indigenous Studies select four (4) credit points from the below.

Complete 1 unit from:

IND101Introduction to Aboriginal Studies

IND102Aboriginal Australian Stories and Songlines

Plus 2 units from:

IND203Caring for Country

IND204Australian Aboriginal Holistic Health and Healing

IND205Global Indigenous Knowledges and Philosophies

IND206Indigeneity and the Media

Plus 1 unit from:

IND301Politics of Resistance in Indigenous Australia

IND302Working Alongside Aboriginal Communities

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