Cultural study units
Our cultural study units offer non-Indigenous students an understanding of Australia from an Indigenous perspective.
On-Country Learning, Exploring Australian Indigenous Knowledges (INDS2004)
The Nyungar Culture and Identity Unit is a unique opportunity for students studying in various disciplines at Curtin to join together and to learn more about and interact with Aboriginal people in Nyungar Country. The unit is delivered by intensive block delivery over five days during the tuition free weeks each semester. You’ll be transported to and from various locations with all costs for transport, accommodation and meals covered.
This unit is an elective unit worth 25 credit points.
In 2018 the On Country Week unit will be offered:
- Semester 1: Week 6, Tuition Free Week one: 2 April – 6 April 2018 at Nowanup Bush University
- Semester 2: Week 9, Tuition Free Week two: 24 September – 28 September at Nowanup Bush University
See the details for the Nyungar Culture and Identity Unit in the Curtin Handbook.
You can learn more about the Nyungar Culture and Identity Unit by contacting:
Phone: (08) 9266 4346
Noongar Language and Culture MOOC
Online learners from across the globe have the unique opportunity to learn about the language and culture of the Noongar people of Western Australia through Curtin’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). This course provides an introduction to Noongar culture and language. You’ll be taken on a journey through Noongar Boodja (Noongar country), and you’ll join Noongar guides as they share knowledge and personal experiences of history, land, and culture.