Aboriginal Australia: Cultural Journeys (ANTH2605)


This unit introduces students to the diversity of cultural practice and worldviews of Aboriginal societies across Australia. It will in particular explore critically how Aboriginal people and practices have been understood, debated and represented in the discipline of anthropology since colonisation.

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Further unit of study information


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x 500wd tutorial writing task (10%), 1x 1000wd readings review essay (35%) , 1x2000wd major essay (40%), tutorial participation (equiv to 1000wd)(10%), tutorial presentation (5%)

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Unit of study rules


12 Junior credit points from Anthropology


ANTH2010 or ANTH2025

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.