AFB: This is an ABSTUDY approved course that may attract Away From Base (AFB) funding and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
For further information and/or eligibility please visit cdu.edu/afb.
This course provides the opportunity for graduate students to build on their professional knowledge and experiences with a critical understanding of important aspects of Indigenous economic and policy development in contemporary Australia. Students examine key issues of Indigenous policy development and implementation, economic development and participation, traditional and contemporary governance structures and intellectual and cultural property rights in current social and political contexts. The course provides an important foundation for respectful and accountable engagement with Indigenous people and the contemporary social and political issues they face in Australia and internationally.
This course is critically important for students who wish to gain knowledge and understanding of the workings of government and policy; the structures and functions of governance in relation to Indigenous people; the practice of cultural engagement with and between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people; and/or the culture and language of Yolngu people.
|Successful completion of a recognised bachelors degree or equivalent. Consideration will also be given to non-graduates who have at least five years appropriate professional experience, for example policy development, research, governance or service delivery.|
For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.