15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 3

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
  • An ‘A’, ’B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum History or English.
First Nations Studies 3
  • A pathway to further study in a range of courses including history, politics, anthropology, sociology, philosophy and journalism.
  • Careers in law, public service, counselling, diplomacy, teaching and a range of other vocations that require academic skills, empathy and an interest in multiple perspectives.

  • About First Nations histories including traditional worlds, colonisation and resistance.
  • About contemporary First Nations, including political advocacy, self determination and global First Nations politics.
  • How to prepare, construct and submit an extended research inquiry on the comparative experience of Tasmanian Aboriginal First Nations and two other First Nations.
  • How to learn in the academic area of study known as First Nations Studies.

  • Apply enquiry skills to plan, organise and complete investigations.
  • Work with others to achieve shared outcomes.
  • Investigate and describe First Nations histories and contemporary experiences.
  • Explore the experiences and perspectives of First Nations peoples.
  • Experience excursions and guest speakers.
  • Participate in group discussions and debate.

  • Has an interest in the experiences and histories of First Nations Peoples.
  • Has an interest in historical, anthropological and sociological research.
  • Seeks to be involved in community engagement and wishes to develop an understanding of multiple historical perspectives.
  • Wishes to learn more about being involved in reconciliation.
  • Is an independent learner with skills in research and extended writing.
This course is available at 4 locations
  • 2022 (current view)
  • 2023
  • 2024 (discontinued)