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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011


Previously coded AIS3807


This unit provides students with an overview of the complexity of Aboriginal health and ill-health. It also looks at the impact of colonisation on the health and well-being of Indigenous Australians. It examines access to health care systems and evaluates how Aboriginal communities practice self-determination in the delivery of health care.


Journal (750 words): 10%
Research project proposal (750 words): 20%
Research project (3000 words): 70%
Third-year students will be expected to demonstrate more sophisticated analytical skills and submit work which demonstrates that they have read more extensively.

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Australian Indigenous studies


AIS1010 or ATS1251 or equivalent


ATS2368, GSC3801 (2000 and previously)