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FlexiTrack

  • N1095FLEXITRACK

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Title FlexiTrack
Course Code N1095
Study Level University Preparation (Access and Enabling)
Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Duration 10 weeks intensive, 20 weeks full-time, 40 weeks part-time
Availability Some units only: Murdoch campus (external)
Description FlexiTrack is a university preparation course that qualifies you to apply directly for any undergraduate degree at Murdoch University that has an indicative ATAR of 70 or less. FlexiTrack is a series of four modules designed to develop skills that are relevant to any degree program. Each module is made up of a series of engaging topics, interactive activities and assignments which introduce students to university culture and build on academic skills such as reading and note-making, referencing, essay writing, numeracy and report writing.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings FlexiTrack is suitable for people from the following equity groups: people who can demonstrate educational disruption due to family, financial or social issues; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with disabilities or medical conditions; people living in rural or remote regions. The course also caters for people who have arrived in Australia under a Humanitarian or Refugee program.
In addition, the course offers an opportunity for Year 12 non-TEE students who have experienced disruption to their final year studies due to disability, medical condition or other significant family or social issues. Students in this category will require the support of their school teaching staff in order to apply.
FlexiTrack provides an alternative entry pathway into Murdoch University for International students who have met the English Language requirements but have missed out on the academic entry requirements by a small margin.

To meet English competence applicants must have: · Completed year 11 or year 12 and have achieved 'B' or higher in general English or a 'D' or higher in ATAR English OR · Completed any Certificate IV, any Certificate III or a Certificate II in General Education for Adults OR · Achieved 130 or more for the written component or 125 or more for the multiple choice component of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) OR If an applicant does not have any of the above qualifications but is willing to undertake a Readiness Evaluation (RES) they may be granted admission dependent upon the outcome of the evaluation.
Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit, you should be able to demonstrate following skills, knowledge and attributes at an undergraduate level:
1. Study skills such as time management and organisation and interpersonal communication

2. Academic skills including academic reading, writing and numeracy, oral communication, critical thinking, information seeking and management, and use of learning technologies (e.g. computers and libraries)

3. Conceptual understandings of: (a) the nature, process and possibilities of university study, (b) the purposes and processes of change (personal and societal), and (c) the roles of individuals and groups as agents of change

4. Attributes that promote success at university such as persistence, self-management and commitment
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

EQU081 Learning Uni Style - 0 points
MURDOCH: AU4-external, AW1-external, SS5-external, SUM2-external, WSP1-external

EQU082 Knowledge in the Social Sciences: Understanding Social Change - 0 points
MURDOCH: AU4-external, AW1-external, SS5-external, SUM2-external, WSP1-external

EQU083 Knowledge in the Arts: Revealing Global Issues - 0 points
MURDOCH: AU4-external, AW1-external, SS5-external, SUM2-external, WSP1-external

EQU084 Knowledge in the Sciences: Tackling Global Challenges - 0 points
MURDOCH: AU4-external, AW1-external, SS5-external, SUM2-external, WSP1-external

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