Courses in Australian Indigenous Studies as part of a Major, Minor or a single elective units, depending on the rules of your degree program. There are increasing opportunities to take courses in degree programs across diverse disciplines.
A collaborative program bringing together diverse research strengths and specialisations from all ANU Colleges, including:
Archaeology | History | Health | Economics | Language | Sociolegal Studies | Literature | Art | Anthropology | Environmental Science | Gender Studies | Music | Internships (ANIP) | Policy | Sociology | Political Science
The Major in Australian Indigenous Studies
Students can complete the Major in Australian Indigenous Studies as part of many undergraduate degree programs the ANU offers. The Major is comprised of eight courses, four of which are mandatory courses in Australian Indigenous Studies. Students select the remaining four courses from a diverse range of courses taught from various interdisciplinary perspectives, including environmental science, anthropology, archaeology, visual arts, history, languages, music, public policy and health.
While the Major is convened from the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, this is a whole of University initiative, which every College supports. Taken together, the courses provide students with skills, knowledges and ways of knowing to support ongoing learning and insight into the experiences and astounding diversity and depth of the knowledges of First Peoples’ of this continent.
Students can complete the Minor in Australian Indigenous Studies as part of many undergraduate degree programs the ANU offers. The Minor is comprised of four courses, three of which must be courses in Australian Indigenous Studies.
You may undertake one or more individual courses in Australian Indigenous Studies and count it towards your degree program, depending on the rules of your degree program. There are increasing opportunities to take courses in degree programs across diverse disciplines in every College. Please check your degree program options on Programs and Courses or contact your College's Student Office.