Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Research

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The focus of this course is to equip students with in depth research training specific to Indigenous knowledge systems. The units of this course centre on: Indigenous research methodologies and ways of knowing: Designing Indigenous research; Investigating debates in the discipline area; All these culminate in a comprehensive thesis that build research capabilities and capacity. This unique research qualification is delivered by Indigenous academic staff with interdisciplinary skills across diverse areas.


8 credit points of study


  • Indigenous studies

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in any discipline OR at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

This course is only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students offered at the Institute of Koorie Education. Students will attend intensive classes each trimester for each unit of study

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