AD-INDCHL v.3 Associate Degree in Indigenous Professional Practices
AssocDIndigMntlHlthWrk(Curtin); AssocDIndigCommntyHlth(Curtin); AssocDIndigCommMgmtDev(Curtin)
This course is not available to International Onshore Students on Student Visas
Associate Degrees prepare students to develop broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 6 qualifications.
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to further Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-determination, self-management and well-being. Students undertake a common first year before selecting a major in Indigenous Community Management and Development, Indigenous Community Health or Indigenous Mental Health.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for an Associate Degree are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au and include flexible entry pathways. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Education, personal and work experience, existing skills, community, family and employer support, and other evidence are evaluated in an assessment process which takes place at regional centres towards the end of each year. It is preferable that prospective students be working, or prepared to undertake voluntary work, in an Indigenous Australian health-related position, community management and development or similar community work.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to a Bachelor Degree. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
This course is an exit award of B-INDCHL Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Professional Practices)
Associate Degrees typically contains a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences.
Students study a common first year before selecting their major in second year. Majors are available in Indigenous Community Management and Development, Indigenous Community Health and Indigenous Mental Health. For the first two years, students enrol in the same units as the Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Professional Practices).
Duration and Availability
This course is two years full-time study.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|INCD1002||v.1||Indigenous Australian Issues and Factors in Local Region||2.0||25.0|
|INCD1004||v.1||Introduction to Indigenous Australian Ways of Working||2.0||25.0|
|INCD1007||v.1||Study Management and Communication Skills for Indigenous Australians||2.0||25.0|
|INDH1001||v.1||Indigenous Australian Healing Practices||2.0||25.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|INCD1001||v.2||Introduction to Indigenous Australian Community Governance and Organisational Practices||2.0||25.0|
|INDH1008||v.1||Indigenous Health Data Interpretation||2.0||25.0|
|INCD1005||v.2||Introduction to Financial Management in Indigenous Australian Contexts||2.0||25.0|
|PUBH1002||v.1||Global Health Perspectives||2.0||25.0|
|INDH1002||v.1||Introduction to Indigenous Australian Health Issues||2.0||25.0|
|INCD1003||v.2||Introduction to Indigenous Australian Community Development and Management||2.0||25.0|
|INDH1007||v.1||Historical Development of Mental Health||2.0||25.0|
|INCD1006||v.2||Introduction to Managing Indigenous Australian Projects||2.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|MJRU-IDMHL||v.1||Indigenous Mental Health Worker Major (AssocD)||200.0|
|MJRU-IDCHL||v.1||Indigenous Community Health Major (AssocD)||200.0|
|MJRU-IDCMD||v.1||Indigenous Community Management and Development Major (AssocD)||200.0|
If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: email@example.com Tel: +61-8-9266 7331
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