Indigenous Studies, Minor (0263)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0263

Previous Code: SM1148.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

A minor in Indigenous Studies is a cross-disciplinary program that provides students with rigorous knowledge of the diversity and complexity of Indigenous Australian peoples. Students will develop skills in Indigenous methodologies, research and ethical praxis, In addition, the program offers students an opportunity to develop detailed critical understandings and perspectives of how representations and discourses of Indigenous peoples operate in contemporary society, including social, political, cultural, and historical contexts that produce them

Campus Mode Advice
Liverpool Campus Internal Dr Corrinne Sullivan

Minor Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows.

Subject Title Credit Points
Autumn session
WELF 3023Indigenous Disability and Inclusion10
Spring session
HUMN 2070First Peoples and Criminal Justice10
CULT 3016Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective10
HUMN 3112Indigenous Methodologies10

Equivalent Major Subjects

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2021 or earlier.

CULT 2019 - First Peoples and Criminal Justice, replaced by HUMN 2070 First Peoples and Criminal Justice