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If you’re struggling to keep up with the academic demands of your degree, this online Tertiary Learning Strategies unit will help you develop your writing and research skills and give your academic record the boost it needs.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with the University of South Australia, this unit covers a range of useful skills that will help you to reach your academic potential. You’ll learn how to develop your formal writing skills as the unit teaches you how to properly reference and annotate academic essays in line with Harvard in-text referencing standards.
The unit also teaches you how to advance your research skills, moving you beyond Google searches to internet and library databases to find sources that will support your arguments.
Lastly, the unit gives you tips and strategies to better manage your time to make sure you get your assignments in on time.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed the following unit or its academic equivalent:
In this tertiary learning strategies unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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.
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For students struggling with the rigors of academic study, this unit is a great way to learn the basics and become familiar with writing to a university-level standard.
By completing this unit, you’ll learn how 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.
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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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Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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