Issues in Indigenous Rights (KOCR2602)


The aim of this unit of study is to critically explore the philosophical, legal and cultural foundations of Indigenous rights in Australia and internationally. The unit builds generic skills in philosophical and historical research and theoretical analysis, encouraging students to develop an informed and independent assessment of contemporary issues in Australian and international Indigenous rights.

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week


Seminar (30%), Seminar paper (20%), Essay (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 Junior credit points, or KOCR2600



Study this unit outside a degree

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.