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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies

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. This degree is designed to deliver culturally secure and innovative social advocates and is open to all students.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities
A Global Indigenous Studies degree 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:

  • global development worker
  • organisational cultural diversity practitioner
  • start-up entrepreneur
  • cultural heritage conservationist
  • social enterprise founder
  • digital media content initiator
  • community development worker
  • program innovation consultant
  • policy and research officer

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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