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

Students who have successfully completed a major sequence in either Aboriginal Studies or Global Indigenous Studies as part of a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies, or Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice program may pursue an additional year of full-time study or an equivalent amount of part-time study to earn an Honours degree.

Description

Students who have successfully completed a major sequence in either Aboriginal Studies or Global Indigenous Studies as part of a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies, or Bachelor of Aboriginal Professional Practice program may pursue an additional year of full-time study or an equivalent amount of part-time study to earn an Honours degree. 


Also encouraged to apply are international students with relevant degrees in the social sciences, education, or health. Students can continue their specialization in their areas of interest with an Honours degree. 


The curriculum includes a clear Aboriginal emphasis and prepares students for careers in service delivery, such as those in businesses that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

What you will study

Course Include:


  • The Indigenous Student Support and Development service provided by the Wollotuka Institute may be helpful to students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.


  • Honours course enrollees often have to finish academic assignments and a research component. The particular studies that were carried out as a part of the Honours program can be found out about through the Wollotuka Institute.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully finish the program will have:


  1. extensive knowledge of one or more speciality areas that are particular to your discipline Aboriginal Studies.


  1. Acquired expertise in the use of modern technologies, as well as knowledge of Aboriginal Studies research principles and techniques.


  1. Ability to apply critical thinking and judgment to confront complex challenges in Aboriginal studies to achieve new understanding and intellectual independence.


  1. Competence to organize, execute, and complete an independent research thesis under supervision using advanced theory and procedure.


Career Opportunities

  • Community engagement officer

  • Cultural support liaison

  • Employment consultant

  • Education administration officer

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education worker

  • Indigenous rights adviser

  • Indigenous community adviser

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Academic transcript

  • Completion certificate

  • Evidence of English proficiency

  • Passport Biometric Page

  • a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume 

  • Letters of work experience are recommended.

English Language Requirements

The minimum English language competence requirement for applicants to this program is an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee  

  • AUD 29,130 (indicative annual fee, 2022)


$29,130 per year
  • Level
    Bachelor Honours
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    July
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    $10,000 OFF