Undergraduate courses

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Associate Degree of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics

Study CDU's Associate Degree of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics to build theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to engage in culturally informed and accountable ways of language work.

You'll focus on the linguistic skills and knowledge needed for appropriate and culturally sensitive language documentation, maintenance and language recovery and revitalisation. You will also develop basic skills in speaking an Indigenous language (Yolngu or Arrernte), and gain an understanding of how language is embedded within cultural and social understandings and practice.

You can study our Associate Degree of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics online and on campus in two years of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Diploma of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges

Engage with concepts and professional practices based on an understanding of Indigenous knowledge systems with CDU's Diploma of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges.

You will graduate with the knowledge and skills to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, organisations and communities, and in Government departments and private enterprises that are involved in Indigenous affairs.

You can study our Diploma of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges online and on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Associate Degree of Applied Social Science

The Associate Degree of Applied Social Science provides an opportunity to engage with theoretical concepts and practices that co-exist between Indigenous knowledge systems and the western academy. 

You'll graduate with the knowledge and skills to play a respectful and accountable advocacy role for and empower people and communities in their aspirations for effective participation in contemporary Australian social, cultural and economic life.

You can study our Associate Degree of Applied Social Science online and on campus in two years of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Diploma of Creative and Indigenous Writing

Develop your writing skills in a variety of genres, and establish your knowledge for Indigenous expressive culture through an understanding of Indigenous and non-Indigenous writing traditions.

CDU's Diploma of Creative and Indigenous Writing course will introduce you to a tool kit of creative writing you can apply to short story writing, poetry, writing for stage and short film, and personal narratives.

You can study our Diploma of Creative and Indigenous Writing online and on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Diploma of Indigenous Language Work

Study the Diploma of Indigenous Language Work to grow the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills you'll need to engage in culturally informed and accountable ways of language work.

You'll explore the linguistic skills and knowledge needed for culturally sensitive language documentation, maintenance and language recovery and revitalisation.

You can study our Diploma of Indigenous Language Work online and on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Bachelor of Applied Social Science

CDU's Bachelor of Applied Social Science is your opportunity to engage in the theoretical concepts, practices that co-exist between Indigenous knowledge systems and the western academy. Explore and apply the knowledges from the rich cultural traditions and contemporary social experiences of Indigenous peoples.

You'll graduate with the knowledge and skills to provide accountable leadership, advocate for, and empower, people and communities in their aspirations for effective participation in contemporary Australian social, cultural and economic life.

You can study our Bachelor of Applied Social Science online and on campus in three years of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Bachelor of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics

CDU's Bachelor of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics gives you advanced theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to engage in culturally informed and accountable ways of language work.

You will learn the basic skills in speaking an Indigenous language (Yolngu or Arrernte), and gain an understanding of how language is embedded within cultural and social understandings and practice.

You can study our Bachelor of Indigenous Languages and Linguistics online and on campus in three years of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Diploma of Yolngu Studies

Study CDU's Diploma of Yolngu Studies online or on campus to gain a grounding in the sounds of the languages, the grammar and basic vocabulary of Yolngu languages.

Through the analysis and discussion of Yolngu narratives, both oral and written, you'll build an understanding of Yolngu languages, the protocols governing the interactions with people and the ways in which knowledge is used and shared.

You can study our Diploma of Yolngu Studies online or on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledges (Honours)

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

You'll develop research projects from the requests of Indigenous community leaders with the involvement of academics in current research projects and community-led projects.

You can study our Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledges Honours online or on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Postgraduate courses

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Graduate Certificate in Yolngu Studies

With CDU's Graduate Certificate in Yolngu Studies, you'll be introduced to the life and languages of the Yolngu people in north-east Arnhem Land.

If you're a professional working in policy development, health and education, you'll also gain an invaluable insight into the complexity of Indigenous societies found elsewhere in Australia.

You can study our Graduate Certificate in Yolngu Studies online or on campus in one semester of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Policy Development

Build on your professional knowledge and experiences with a critical understanding of important aspects of Indigenous economic and policy development in contemporary Australia with CDU's Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Policy Development.

You'll examine key issues of Indigenous policy development and implementation, economic development and participation, traditional and contemporary governance structures and intellectual and cultural property rights in current social and political contexts.

You can study our Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Policy Development online or on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.

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Good to know

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Early offers
April - June 2017
On-time applications close
30 June 2017
Further offers
July 2017
Final date to apply
14 July 2017
Classes start
17 July 2017
 
 
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If you don't meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree, our free Tertiary Enabling Program gives you entry to most undergraduate courses and equips you with the study skills and knowledge to succeed at university.  
 
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