Do you want to work effectively with local and global communities using Indigenous knowledge systems to respond to ecological, social and economic challenges? The Wollotuka Institute within the University of Newcastle is committed to the advancement of Indigenous education at a local, national and international level.
You could find yourself in a range of vocations that require social innovation and digital excellence, utilising critical Indigenous knowledge to address pressing global issues.
Indigenous studies is one of the highest priorities at UON. Supported by our world-renowned Wollotuka Institute, students studying this degree can access a number of support services and resources to help ensure success.
Broad career options: graduates typically find employment in Aboriginal affairs, within Aboriginal agencies and with a range of businesses and industries targeting Aboriginal communities and clients.
Open for all: this degree is available to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students.
A Global Indigenous Studies degree from University of Newcastle opens doors for jobs in a range of areas in both Indigenous and mainstream organisations internationally. Students graduate with an in-depth understanding of Aboriginal culture, history and political life in Australia and the ability to challenge and develop policy affecting social justice in the workforce and community. Graduates will pursue rewarding careers in Indigenous affairs and beyond. Some typical roles include:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
CRICOS code: 098484J
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.