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Enrolment requires Head of Discipline approval.


For students with a demonstrable capacity for independent research who have a specific topic within the field of Aboriginal Studies that they wish to investigate. Entry to the unit is at the discretion of Head of Discipline. Students work closely together with an appointed supervisor on a research project involving a structured reading program, reporting to the class on work-in-progress and extensive analysis of and writing on the topic under investigation. Students entering the unit need to be self motivated and self-disciplined, and must possess advanced analytic skills.

Summary 2020

Unit name Special Topic in Aboriginal Studies
Unit code HAB301
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Teaching staff

Dr M Rolls

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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  • 25 points Introductory level from any discipline/faculty


Teaching Pattern

Regular seminars and individual supervision


5,500-word research paper

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