Murina (Aboriginal Enabling) Program (W0D)

Overview  2019

ATAR

No Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

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See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Cradle Coast
Semester 1, Semester 2

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Murina is a unique, exciting and culturally vibrant bridging program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, aged 18 years and over. The program aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in gaining the necessary skills, confidence and knowledge to succeed at undergraduate study. The Murina Program is embedded in a strong pakana cultural framework and has a rigorous focus on developing a range of academic, research and study skills.

In addition to 'in class sessions', the Program incorporates a variety of stimulating initiatives including:-

  • Guest Aboriginal speakers and community leaders
  • Range of experiential learning opportunities; hands on learning
  • A major compulsory field trip each Semester
  • Various 'in Country' experiences
  • 'Wrap around' support

The Murina course aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in gaining the necessary skills, confidence and knowledge to succeed at undergraduate study. The Murina Program is embedded in a strong pakana cultural framework and has a rigorous focus on developing a range of academic, research and study skills. Click here for more information

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Have an understanding of Tasmanian Aboriginal history (1802 onwards) and illustrate how history has impacted on pakana/palawa people and their culture.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to engage in critical reflection and thinking.
  3. Be developing sound academic and study skills.
  4. Explore the interconnectedness between art, Country, culture and expressions of Aboriginal self.

Career outcomes

Professional Recognition

Course structure

Entry requirements

Students must make an appointment with the Murina Course Coordinator prior to enroling in this course.

Enrolment enquiries:

Jodi Haines 
Associate Lecturer, Sandy Bay campus
Riawunna Centre for Aboriginal Education
Ph. 03 6226 7882
0437 108 212
Email: jodi.haines@utas.edu.au

Ricky Maynard Associate Lecturer, Newnham campus  
Riawunna Centre for Aboriginal Education 
Ph: 03 6324 3399 
Mobile: 0436 407 188 
Email: r.j.maynard@utas.edu.au

The Murina Course is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, 18 years and over and require good basic literacy and computer skills. All applications are assessed on an individual basis.

Enrolment enquiries:

Jodi Haines
Associate Lecturer, Sandy Bay campus
Riawunna Centre for Aboriginal Education
Ph. 03 6226 7882
0437 108 212
Email: jodi.haines@utas.edu.au

Ricky Maynard Associate Lecturer, Newnham campus  
Riawunna Centre for Aboriginal Education
Ph: 03 6324 3399
Mobile: 0436 407 188
Email: r.j.maynard@utas.edu.au

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

Additional costs

There are no tuition fees for this course

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online
Online enquiries

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