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Explore new perspectives
Indigenous Studies at Griffith recognises the relevance of Australia's First Peoples and ancient Indigenous heritage today. It provides you with an awareness of the tensions produced by the historical relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and with Indigenous standpoints, initiatives and strategies to address them.
Indigenous Studies at Griffith
Be equipped to influence change
Gain an appreciation of diverse perspectives and attain the cross-cultural awareness, critical thinking and communication skills needed to succeed in a range of professional environments.
We provide opportunities to explore the historical, cultural and political relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through theoretical and practical engagements.
Indigenous Studies at Griffith enables you to build upon your innovative thinking skills and better understand the modern day challenges in order to lead and influence a positive change.
Indigenous Studies issues are now an essential component in many professional careers, and can be creatively combined with a vast range of career pursuits.
Humanities and Social Sciences is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
Griffith Bachelor of Arts graduate
Bachelor of Arts student Daniel Lyons secured an enviable job with the Royal Australian Air Force before he graduated. As a Communications and Information Systems Controller, Daniel manages, monitors and maintains Local Area Networks, as well as operate communication facilities and safe keep classified data. 'The critical thinking skills I developed throughout my Bachelor of Arts degree have definitely given me the edge in getting this role,' he says.
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It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
Vast possibilities to drive your career
Indigenous Studies can lead to careers in a broad range of roles in government and private sectors. Depending on your combination of study areas and your passion, careers may include:
- Indigenous Liaison in large corporations and government
- Indigenous organisations, including Land Councils and Native Title research
- Government roles
- Health services
- Film and Documentary
- Tourism and Leisure
- Legal Services
- Education and training
- Sports management
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Ongoing Q&A sessions
Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university. Find out more
Saturday 15 December — Thursday 20 December
Explore Your Options - Online
Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about admission pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your OP or ATAR score was higher or lower than expected.
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Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August
Open Day 2019
With 240 information sessions, activities and tours across our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses, discover what’s possible at Griffith. Find out more