|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework Level 6|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject investigates aspects of Indigenous Australian culture in Australia with a focus on Victorian Indigenous culture. You develop a sound knowledge of traditions, self-determination and political and cultural history. It is also includes the study of diverse artistic styles, cultural influences, spirituality accross the country as well as authenticity, urban identity and contemporary arts.
Intended learning outcomes
- have an understanding of the field of Indigenous arts and cultural studies in local, state, national and international contexts;
- understand the history of Indigenous peoples and the way in which it has shaped cultural traditions and contemporary values;
- provide a broad knowledge of Indigenous arts as a genre;
- understand, appreciate and respect the cultural identity of Indigenous peoples and the way this is explored through art.
On completion of this subject students should:
- have gained experience of methods of critical inquiry and argument leading to improved analytical skills;
- comprehend complex concepts and be able to use this knowledge to problem solve;
- be able to communicate knowledge ideologically and economically through project writing and tutorial discussion.
Eligibility and requirements
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
In Class Participation; ongoing (15%)
Individual Written Project (1500 words); assessment period (40%)
Individual Presentation of Research paper (2,500 word equivalent); assessment period (45%)
Dates & times
- Semester 2
Principal coordinator Tiriki Onus Mode of delivery On Campus — Southbank Contact hours 40 hours per week Total time commitment 150 hours Teaching period 29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019 Last self-enrol date 9 August 2019 Census date 31 August 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 27 September 2019 Assessment period ends 22 November 2019
Semester 2 contact information
Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development
Faculty of VCA and MCM
The University of Melbourne
Ground Floor, Hub Building 863
234 St Kilda Rd,
Southbank Vic 3006 Australia
T. +61 3 9035 9382
Time commitment details
150 hours per semester
Recommended texts and other resources
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Arts Management
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.