This course will explore the health of Indigenous Peoples throughout the colonised world including Australia, New Zealand, Africa and America. Students will explore the principles of European imperialism and its impact on the health of Indigenous Peoples as well as examine contemporary issues faced by modern society in bringing equity to Indigenous people.
- Semester 2 - 2022
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Have acquire an understanding of the impact of European imperialism on Indigenous Health
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of Indigenous cultures and peoples
3. Acquire the foundation for future knowledge relating to the health implications of various policy on Aboriginal peoples.
4. Explore the foundations of health equity.
5. Have developed strong analytical and inquiry skills into Indigenous health practices and conditions.
6. Have increased their academic written, communication and research skills.
Students will explore the principles and issues that negatively impact on Indigenous Peoples around the Globe underlying health inequity.
ABOR1110 or equivalent introductory Aboriginal Studies course
Written Assignment: Written Assignment
Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study
Presentation: Presentation - Individual
Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 2
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.