Available in 2021
Course code



10 units



Course handbook


This course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to enter into an undergraduate degree in a culturally appropriate way and continues the learning from EPABOR112 Aboriginal Tertiary Foundations 1 .

Availability2021 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate Indigenous scholarship utilising various research methodologies

2. Demonstrate awareness of differing academic research styles and methods

3. Demonstrate critical thinking whilst applying it to academic settings

4. Experience group work and demonstrate competence in academic methods of presentation


  1. Introduction to Indigenous scholarship and methodologies and their place in higher education.
  2. Development of an awareness of differing academic and research styles
  3. Development of effective group and presentation academic behaviours
  4. Development of academic literacies including analysis skills and base level critical thinking.


To enrol in this course you must be active in the Yapug Program and have successfully completed EPABOR112.

Assessment items

Quiz: Online Quiz

Report: Business Report

Online Learning Activity: Blog website and entries

Contact hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

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.