Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
Face to Face, Online
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.
3 years full-time.
Face to Face, Online
Do you want to work effectively with local and global communities using Indigenous knowledge systems to respond to ecological, social and economic challenges? The Wollotuka Institute within the University of Newcastle is committed to the advancement of Indigenous education at a local, national and international level.
You could find yourself in a range of vocations that require social innovation and digital excellence, utilising critical Indigenous knowledge to address pressing global issues. This degree is designed to deliver culturally secure and innovative social advocates and is open to all students.
The Bachelor of Global Indigenous Studies delivers a core focus on ensuring a strong student understanding of culture, history and politics. This dynamic and highly specialised degree is taught and managed by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic and administrative team. This team is passionate about Indigenous representation and are committed to the issues focused on as part of your studies.
This degree is available to study with combined online and face-to-face learning to provide added flexibility to your study program. Some selected majors are available fully online. A placement course will allow you to apply your knowledge in a real-world setting.
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
A Global Indigenous Studies degree opens doors for jobs in a range of areas in both Indigenous and mainstream organisations internationally. Students graduate with an in-depth understanding of Aboriginal culture, history and political life in Australia and the ability to challenge and develop policy affecting social justice in the workforce and community. Graduates will pursue rewarding careers in Indigenous affairs and beyond. Some typical roles include: