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Tertiary Foundation Certificate Pacific Studies

Foundation Courses

15 Points

Foundation Pacific Studies

Introduces students to an essential knowledge of the Pacific and its cultures and peoples, and to the core practices and concepts of interdisciplinary Pacific Studies. This course will provide a foundation of knowledge of Pacific cultures, languages, history, geography and politics, and introduce students to some core Pacific Studies concepts (such as fa’aalo’alo/faka’apa’apa, diaspora, Oceania, identity, and culture). Students will gain familiarity with the history and purposes of Pacific Studies and work with some accessible forms of indigenous Pacific knowledge.