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Undergraduate coursework

Indigenous studies at ANU

Indigenous studies at ANU

CAEPR is host to the Australian Indigenous Studies major and minor and offers a number of undergraduate courses

Indigenous studies is concerned with the place of Indigenous people in Australian society, in social, cultural, economic, political and historical terms. The subject is interdisciplinary, and it is possible to undertake courses from anthropology, archaeology, art, gender studies, history, linguistics, music, public policy and sociology. 

Students will engage with distinguished scholars working with Indigenous people across Australia to develop and deepen their understandings of peoples, populations, and communities.

The Indigenous studies course convenor is Dr Jerry Schwab.

Graduate coursework

ANU Campus

Those wishing to develop expertise in the application of anthropology to contemporary policy and practice in Indigenous affairs can undertake courses through CAEPR as part of the Graduate Program in Indigenous Policy, a specialisation in the Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (MAAPD), or the highly flexible Graduate Studies Select Program.

Graduate research

CAEPR offers the opportunity for full-time or part-time st