Associate Degree in Indigenous Professional Practices

Curtin University

Students study a common first year before selecting their major in second year. Majors are available in Indigenous Community Management and Development, Indigenous Community Health and Indigenous Mental Health. For the first two years, students enrol in the same units as the Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Professional Practices).

Entry Requirements:

Education, personal and work experience, existing skills, community, family and employer support, and other evidence are evaluated in an assessment process which takes place at regional centres towards the end of each year. It is preferable that prospective students be working, or prepared to undertake voluntary work, in an Indigenous Australian health-related position, community management and development or similar community work.

Structure:

Students study a common first year before selecting their major in second year. Majors are available in Indigenous Community Management and Development, Indigenous Community Health and Indigenous Mental Health. For the first two years, students enrol in the same units as the Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Professional Practices).

Subjects you can Study:

Indigenous community health; Indigenous community management and development; Indigenous mental health worker

Further information:

This course is two years full-time study. Curtin University course code: AD-INDCHL

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Full time 2 years

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