Indigenous Community Management and Development
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description


Indigenous Community Management and Development

Indigenous Community Management and Development Major (BAppSc) - BAppSc(Curtin) - MJRU-INCMDCentre for Aboriginal Studies
Minimum ATAR Not applicable This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February 

You are required to attend four two-week blocks per annum on the Bentley Campus and in regional learning centres when available.

Duration 3 years full-time

This major is designed for those interested in, or who work in, Indigenous community management and/or development positions.

This major aims to provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates with the knowledge and skills required to bring about effective, culturally appropriate social change in Indigenous services and community settings.

Students will learn about innovative community management practices as well as Indigenous ways of working and community development principles.

The course covers five main areas of study:

  • Project management theories and practice
  • Community development processes and practice
  • Policy development and implementation issues
  • Analysis of the main historical, social, political and economic factors and the ways in which they have influenced contemporary Indigenous society
  • Evaluation research

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