Charles Darwin University
This specialised course explores the connection between Indigenous knowledge systems and the western culture. You focus on the theoretical concepts and practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditional owners promoting responsible leadership, advocacy and empowerment for people and communities to help them reach their goals for active participation in modern Australian social, cultural and economic life. Key areas you focus on include: Indigenous social policy, Indigenous resource management and Indigenous community action. You will demonstrate an ability to work within broader society as active and culturally capable agents of change and apply what you learn in a culturally informed and respectful manner. Career opportunities Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in government, non-government organisations (NGOs), private companies and community groups in roles such as administration, community advisor, mediator, project manager, consultant or researcher.
|Institution Name||Charles Darwin University|
|Campus Location||Batchelor, Casuarina Campus, Online|
|Course Duration||3 year/s Full-time 6 year/s Part-time|
|Course University||Charles Darwin University|
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is an Australian public university with about 22,083 students as of 2011. It was established in 2003 after the merger of Northern Territory University (NTU) of Darwin with the Menzies School of Health Research and Centralian College of Alice Springs, and it was named after Charles Darwin, the celebrated English naturalist.
It is a member of the group of seven Innovative Research Universities in Australia. CDU has campuses in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina, the city of Palmerston, and the towns of Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy, with smaller training centres in Jabiru, Tennant Creek and Yulara. A new waterfront campus opened in 2015 in the Darwin CBD which contains the business school.