Traditional Aboriginal Society
University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Australian Culture, Indigenous Studies, Sociology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewExplores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. Provide an insight into traditional Australia before Cook.2. Provide critical analysis of the ongoing issues stemming from the loss of traditional lifestyles.3. Provide an understanding of the diversity of Aboriginal cultures and people.CONTENTThis course explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.