Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledges Honours - VINKH1 - 2018


This course is an opportunity to develop an understanding of and respect for Indigenous knowledges and the engagement of Indigenous people in the culture of academic research.

You will become familiar with and develop an understanding of key issues surrounding, and protocols related to, research by and with Indigenous people.

Research projects are drawn from both the requests of Indigenous community leaders, the involvement of academics in current research projects and community led projects and their subsequent related and independent interests.

Special focus is placed upon Indigenous peoples' engagement in the economic use and management of land and water resources, exploration of the policy environment within which Indigenous people operate, issues of language and cultural maintenance and development.

You are encouraged to be self-reflective and interrogate your own attitudes and practices in the light of the social and cultural diversity of the contexts of their research. This program prepares graduates from any relevant degree program to engage in respectful and collaborative research activities in a wide range of disciplines that occur within the Australian cultural, historical, environmental and social contexts, with a particular focus upon Indigenous issues.


  • This course prepares you for further study and research in the fields of language and linguistics, and in Indigenous language planning and policy at local and national levels, thus enabling effective participation in an equitable engagement between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language cultures and the broader Australian community.
  • Part-time and full-time study options available.
  • Choose to study online at home, or in class on campus.


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