|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework Level 6|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject provides a contemporary overview of Indigenous protocols, Indigenous cultural law and intellectual property with a major focus on the arts policy framework in which Indigenous arts sits in Australia to give you a broader understanding of cultural law, respect, responisbility, community consultation and professional ethics. The subject focuses on national, state and local arts policy, cultural heritage policy, policy development, funding and reporting, cross-sectoral work, and occupational health and safety.
Intended learning outcomes
- understand the signficance and responsibilities of Indigenous Cultural Law in relation to Indigenous arts;
- understand policy and how it affects Indigenous arts, state wide and nationally;
- understand the ethical and legal issues surrounding the management, marketing and protection of Indigenous arts - intellectual and cultural property, community ownership, copyright, contracts, defamation, censorship and discrimination.
On completion of this subject students should
- be able to research through competent use of various information sources, and be able to define the areas of inquiry and methods of research in the preparation of seminar presentations and marketing projects;
- acquired awareness of the requirements of ethical practice in relation to research engaging cross-cultural collaboration and intellectual property issues;
- be able to participate in team work through involvement in group work;
- gain 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
Students will be assessed upon the quality of their class participation (15%); Group Seminar presentation of research paper 1,800 words (each student) (35%); Presentation of personal research project equivalent to 3,000 words (50%)
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
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 Exchange students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad.