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OnTrack Sprint

  • N1080ONTRACK SPRINT

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Title OnTrack Sprint
Course Code N1080
Study Level University Preparation (Access and Enabling)
School No Specific School
Academic Contacts http://www.murdoch.edu.au/contacts/academic/school/University
Duration 4 weeks intensive
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Description OnTrack Sprint provides an entry pathway into Murdoch University for students who have completed their WACE certificate within the previous 18 months, generated an ATAR between 60-69.5 and are Australian citizens, permanent residents or humanitarian visa holders. Through this intensive, four-week preparatory program students will learn to think critically and complete research at a University level. By participating in tutorials and completing assignments you will open your mind to new ways of thinking and develop skills as independent learners.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings OnTrack Sprint is an Enabling Program which:
* is offered for the purpose of enabling a non-overseas student to undertake an award program in a student place which is funded either partially or fully by the Commonwealth at the institution or at another institution;
* meets Commonwealth guidelines concerning the inclusion in the annual data collection of student load for Enabling Programs;
* is specifically designed to meet the needs of students who have completed a WACE certificate within the previous 18 months and have generated an ATAR that is close to, but does not quite meet, the eligibility criteria for direct entry. Specifically they will have generated either an overall ATAR of 60-69.5 or an overall ATAR of 70+ but failed to meet Murdoch University's English competence criteria.

Course Learning Outcomes 1. Use the University library (interface) to identify, locate and reference a range of academic resources related to a single topic.

2. Summarise and critically analyse academic texts where information is presented in written and/or numeric form.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the academic terms 'thesis' and 'argument' through their identification and application.

4. Construct an academic text using the appropriate structure and academic conventions.

5. Present an original academic argument in both written and oral form.

6. Apply a range of independent and collaborative learning skills such as time management, self-regulation, effective communication and teamwork to complete tasks within set timelines.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure

EQU070 OnTrack Sprint - 0 points
MURDOCH: SB7-internal

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