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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered byCentre for Australian Indigenous Studies
School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences
Campus(es)Clayton, Gippsland

Description

Offered by the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies at Clayton

The Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies (CAIS) has been offering Indigenous studies at the undergraduate level since 1978, and runs a successful honours program. The Centre now offers research programs at the masters and doctoral level. Areas of research include Indigenous education, the history of colonisation of Australia, Aboriginal rock music, Indigenous performance, racism and sport, and public policy.

Offered by the School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences at Gippsland

The School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences (HUMCASS) offers Indigenous Studies at undergraduate, honours, postgraduate diploma and doctoral level. Studies can be taken through both on-campus and off-campus study. Areas of research include politics, public policy, racism, education, art, literature and history.

Units

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)

Offered by the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies (Clayton)

Students complete 48 points comprising the following:

  • ATS4259 Into the field: The theory and practice of ethnography
  • ATS4680 Theories and research methodologies in Australian Indigenous studies
  • ATS4683 Interrogating race and power in Australian Indigenous studies
Course coordinator

Dr John Bradley

Offered by the School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences (Gippsland)

Students complete 48 points comprising the following:

  • ATS4685 Protocols and power in Indigenous studies
  • ATS4805 HUMCASS honours dissertation Part 1
  • ATS4806 HUMCASS honours dissertation Part 2
  • ATS4807 HUMCASS selected topics in theory and practice
Course coordinator

Dr Andrew Gunstone

Further courses

For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant Courses

  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.