MJRU-INCHL v.1 Indigenous Community Health Major (BAppSc)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
This major provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to empower and strengthen the well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach that encompasses Indigenous healing traditions. The broad aims of the major are to enable students to facilitate self-determination in health, including the social and emotional well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, families and individuals through the application of Indigenous knowledge and primary healthcare, and community development concepts and practices. The major will enable Indigenous primary healthcare practitioners to take leadership roles in the formulation and implementation of programs, in particular, through the development and application of Aboriginal Terms of Reference and Indigenous research skills. At the degree level, students learn to apply the principles and practices of Aboriginal Terms of Reference, primary healthcare, health promotion, and community development to program evaluation.
Major Entry and Completion Details
Major Entry/Completion Note
Employment or work experience in an area of health is an advantage.
Major Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply, demonstrate and compile academic knowledge and principles in a variety of contexts to promote self-directed and independent learning
2. think critically and creatively to generate solutions in an academic environment; apply logical processes in problem solving
3. access, evaluate, synthesise information from multiple sources in order to make valid judgements
4. communicate effectively with consideration of audience and purpose, demonstrating respect for others and cultural awareness
5. use technology appropriately to develop research skills, access resources and to communicate effectively to a wide community
6. be self-motivated and take responsibility for one's own learning; develop life-long learning skills to source new and relevant information
7. consider global and cultural issues from a variety of perspectives
8. demonstrate respect for cultural diversity within Indigenous Australia, the wider community and University environment; respect and promote cultural diversity
9. work ethically and professionally both within a team and independently; develop a positive sense of Indigenous identity to empower others in the wider community
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|INDH2002||v.1||Health Promotion for Indigenous Australians||4.0||25.0|
|INCD2005||v.1||Indigenous Australian Organisational Practice and Management Skills||30.0||25.0|
|INDH2001||v.1||Indigenous Australian Health Project Management||4.0||25.0|
|INCD2007||v.1||Australian Political and Health Systems||4.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|PUBH2004||v.1||Indigenous Australian Professional Practice and Leadership||30.0||25.0|
|INDH2004||v.1||Indigenous Australian Health Project Evaluation||30.0||25.0|
|INDH2009||v.1||Crisis Intervention, Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention||1.0||25.0|
|INDH2003||v.1||Indigenous Australian Health Project Implementation||30.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|INCD3001||v.1||Indigenous Australian Community Program Evaluation||30.0||25.0|
|INCD3002||v.1||Facilitating Indigenous Community Education||4.0||25.0|
|INCD3003||v.1||Indigenous Australian Community Development Strategies||4.0||25.0|
|INCD3000||v.1||Research Planning Processes for Indigenous Australians||4.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|INCD3006||v.1||Teaching Indigenous Australian Community Education||30.0||25.0|
|INCD3005||v.1||Analysing Indigenous Australian Community Programs||30.0||25.0|
|INCD3004||v.1||Research Reporting Processes for Indigenous Australians||30.0||25.0|
|INCD3007||v.1||Indigenous Australian Community Practice||30.0||25.0|
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