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Bachelor of applied science (Indigenous community health)



Target audience: Indigenous students working or prepared to undertake voluntary work in an Aboriginal health related position

Course summary: This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to empower and strengthen the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach that encompasses Indigenous healing traditions. The broad aims of the course are to enable students to facilitate self-determination in health, including the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, families and individuals through the application of Indigenous knowledge and primary health care, and community development concepts and practices.

The course will enable Indigenous primary health care practitioners to take leadership roles in the formulation and implementation of programs, in particular, through the development and application of Aboriginal Terms of reference and Indigenous research skills. Some course core units include:

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified


Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Curtin University
GPO Box U 1987
Perth WA 6845
Ph: (08) 9266 7091
Fax: (08) 9266 2888 


Last updated: 12 May 2014
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