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Do you want to work effectively with local and global communities using Indigenous knowledge systems to respond to ecological, social and economic challenges? The Wollotuka Institute within the University of Newcastle is committed to the advancement of Indigenous education at a local, national and international level. You could find yourself in a range of vocations that require social innovation and digital excellence, utilising critical Indigenous knowledge to address pressing global issues. This degree is designed to deliver culturally aware and innovative social advocates and is open to all students.
Areas of study Entrepreneurship and innovation; film, media and cultural studies; global Indigenous studies; politics and international relations; human geography and the environment; human resource management; human services; sociology and anthropology; gender and sexuality studies; information technology; writing studies. Some selected majors are available fully online.
Career opportunities The Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies opens doors for jobs in a range of areas in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous organisations internationally. Graduates will pursue rewarding careers in Indigenous affairs and beyond.
Typical roles include: Global development worker, organisational cultural, diversity practitioner, start-up entrepreneur, cultural heritage conservationist, social enterprise founder, digital media content producer, community development worker, program innovation consultant, policy and research officer.
Practical experience A professional placement course in the associated workforce related to your major studies will maximise your Aboriginal-related experiences in a cross-cultural work environment as a minority worker.
Honours Available as an additional year (or part-time eqv) to students based on merit.
Fees and charges Refer to University of Newcastle current fee information.
Recommended studies: English Advanced.
If you completed higher education or partial higher education studies your grade point average can be converted to a selection rank to be used for admission purposes.
If you studied vocational education and training, the type of qualification, whether or not you completed it, and if it was graded or competency-based, will all be taken into consideration to assess your eligibility for admission.
If you haven't completed any formal secondary, VET or higher education studies we offer a range of options to get you on the pathway to your dream degree.
If you have already successfully undertaken relevant study at another higher education institution or from the TAFE/VET sector, you may be granted credit on enrolment in a program. This is in addition to using that study to help determine your rank and eligibility to enter a program at University of Newcastle.
View all details of this course on the UON website.
Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2020 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.
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Courses are added and cancelled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.
Review of programs
The academic content of all programs is subject to routine review. For up-to-date details, visit University of Newcastle degrees.
Applicants should note that under the revised Australian Qualifications Framework some programs with honours are four-year programs available with direct entry. Other programs are three-year bachelor degree programs. Meritorious students have the option to apply for an additional one-year end-on honours component after graduation. Check the course descriptions carefully.