Undergraduate

Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage

How do Indigenous people view the world? How does Indigenous knowledge inform the world around us?
3
Years Full Time

Careers and further study

This course opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.

Career Pathways

The broad skills base and adaptable approach of graduates who have studied this major are highly valued in areas such as legal and human rights organisations, government departments, business and industry, education, trade and tourism, health and the environment, and native title and cultural heritage. 
The broad skills base and adaptable approach of graduates who have studied this major are highly valued in areas such as legal and human rights organisations, government departments, business and industry, education, trade and tourism, health and the environment, and native title and cultural heritage. 

Further Study

This major lays the foundation for further study options at honours and postgraduate level, and a range of vocational studies such as journalism, museum curation, archive management, cultural heritage and tourism as well as other postgraduate studies.
This major lays the foundation for further study options at honours and postgraduate level, and a range of vocational studies such as journalism, museum curation, archive management, cultural heritage and tourism as well as other postgraduate studies.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Undergraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
144
Total Course Fee - 2021
$99,000.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Admission requirements

For applicants with recent secondary education, information on admission criteria is available on our entry standards page.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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Course details

A major in Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage allows you to explore the worldview and historical experiences of Indigenous peoples in Australia as well as critically analyse Western disciplinary constructs around Indigenous knowledges and peoples.

About the course

The Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage major comprises a multidisciplinary program that provides you with an opportunity to learn about the history, culture and philosophy of Indigenous peoples in Australia.
Indigenous Knowledge History and Heritage

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Albany (Regional campus)
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12-15 hours teaching time plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-INKHH
CRICOS code
  • 003005D
  • 068916E
  • 107724H
  • 107579A
  • 003005D
  • 107444E
  • 107577C
Indigenous Knowledge History and Heritage
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Albany (Regional campus)
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12-15 hours teaching time plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-INKHH
CRICOS code
  • 003005D
  • 068916E
  • 107724H
  • 107579A
  • 003005D
  • 107444E
  • 107577C
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BA), 4 years (Bphil[Hons])
TISC Codes
  • UWBPH
  • UWART
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

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Course Structure

Our undergraduate degrees offer you a range of options, so you can combine subjects to match your career goals with your personal interests.

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Put theory into practice

Current UWA students are eligible to take one of our professional experience units. These units bridge the gap between university and the workplace by providing opportunities to gain hands-on, practical experience. You can master new skills, make connections and network, get a taste of the opportunities in the workforce and add experience to your resume, all before graduating.

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Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first, major for these degrees. It is also offered as a second major in our other bachelor's degrees.

Why take a second major

  • Expand your skills - Taking a second major either in a complementary area or in something like Economics or Business Law will show you have developed transferable skills such as, teamwork, critical thinking, digital literacy and presentation skills – which are highly sought after in the workforce.
  • Add it to your resume – Employers are looking for graduates who have skills in a variety of areas. Two majors will expand your career prospects and help you stand out amongst the crowd.