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This online Academic and Professional Communications unit is a great opportunity to expand your academic skills and is designed to help you excel in the field of arts and humanities
Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, the unit has been specially designed to equip those who are new to the humanities with the academic skills and practices needed to succeed at a university level.
By completing this unit you will learn how to research effectively both online and offline, gain a deeper understanding of the conventions of academic genres, and be taught to develop more academically rigorous arguments.
You’ll also be trained to write academic essays, reference sources properly, revise and edit your work and give oral presentations.
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There are no formal prerequisites for this unit, so anyone can apply.
You should ensure that you have not already completed the following unit, as it is considered academically equivalent:
In this arts unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
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For those who are new to studying humanities at a university level, this unit is a great way to become familiar with the academic standards and requirements you’ll need to meet if you want to excel.
By completing this unit you’ll be able to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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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Improve your academic skills with this online Academic Literacies: Learning and Communication Practice unit from Swinburne University.