IDIG301 Analysing Change in Indigenous Societies: Politics and Public Policy

Credit Points 6
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no UNE Supervised Examination.
Pre-requisites 6cp in 100-level IDIG units or candidature in the BBus or DipBus or any 18cp or candidature in a postgraduate award
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ABED201 or PDAB201 or PDAB301 or IDIG501
Notes None
Combined Units IDIG501 - Analysing Change in Indigenous Societies: Politics and Public Policy
Coordinator(s) Belinda Beattie (
Unit Description

This unit develops students' understandings of contemporary approaches to change and decision-making processes involving Indigenous communities with particular reference made to Australia and comparable nations. Attention is given to the frameworks for decision-making and opportunities for participation, negotiation and consultation with Indigenous communities. The unit provides important conceptual and contextual information relevant to a range of professional environments.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an understanding of a range of approaches on Indigeneity within the context of modern British-settler nations and to a lesser extent, around the globe;
  2. identify, understand and clearly communicate critical issues of decision-making in political and public policy change in Indigenous societies within nation-states; and
  3. exercise critical thinking skills so as to autonomously evaluate and apply information and ideas from the literature.