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This online Scientific Skills and Communication course unit introduces students to the procedures and protocols commonly used in the field of science.
Delivered online through Open Universities Australia in conjunction with RMIT University, the unit provides students with the foundational skills needed to excel in the sciences and is a great stepping stone for those who are new to the field.
By completing this unit, students learn how to carry out scientific research, design experiments, present their findings, and are trained to carry out investigations that meet OH&S standards as well as ethical and moral guidelines.
For newcomers to the sciences, this unit is an absolute must. Learn what to takes to work in the exciting field of science by enquiring today.
There are no formal prerequisites for this unit, however basic computer skills and English proficiency would be advantageous.
In this science unit, the topics you will study include:
Scientific methods and practice (SMP)
Occupational health and safety (OH&S)
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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This unit equips students with the practical skills and knowledge needed to excel in the field of science. Students walk away from the unit with the ability to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive 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 FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.