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Many individuals attend university to attain a degree that will allow them to enhance their job prospects. One of the most important - and most overlooked - aspects of obtaining a qualification in tertiary education however, is the ability to think critically and creatively. That is why this online Critical and Creative Thinking unit, offered by Open Universities Australia through Murdoch University, is so very important.
This unit, which is delivered entirely online, comprehensively addresses the methods of effective thinking, allowing students to practise and develop their critical thinking skills. Such a skillset is highly valued amongst employers, and will put students in a strong position for future employment or further academic studies.
Considering how competitive job market is, students would do well to undertake this unit and differentiate themselves from other candidates.
There are no prerequisites for this unit; so anyone can apply.
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Critical and Creative Thinking unit, the topics you will study include:
On completion of the unit, students will have developed their ability to think on a higher level, something that will prove invaluable when it comes to confronting the oncoming freight train that is the world of full-time work.
Students will learn to apply their critical thinking skills to both every day and academic contexts, as they will have to examine and reconstruct the forms of reasoning used by people in these areas, including implicit and explicit statements and expressions.
In addition to this resume-boosting skill, students will improve their ability to communicate through the written word, and will be taught to correctly use argumentative and critical English. Oral communication will also be enhanced, through robust discussion of the concepts and ideas covered within this unit. The more general skills of evaluation, deconstruction and discussion of theory and essay writing will also prove useful should students continue with on to complete further academic studies.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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