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University Bridging Unit (KAC005)

Organisational Unit Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
Availability MURDOCH: UA4-internal, W-internal
Description This unit is an introduction to undergraduate studies. It covers the basic learning skill required for university success.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this unit, students should be able to:
ULO1 study independently
ULO2 write annotated bibliographies, essays and reports
ULO3 demonstrate ability to read and critically analyse the meaning and nature texts
ULO4 promote research and referencing ability
Timetabled Learning Activities Tutorials: 3 hours per week
Unit Learning Experiences This unit is similar to an independent study contract, where you, the student, will enter into an agreement with the unit coordinator about the nature, extent and pace of your studies. You will then study independently under the guidance of your tutor. You will also attend a series of workshops.
Assessment Assessment for this unit consists of an essay, report and an annotated bibliography. Students will be provided with extensive feedback throughout the semester. In addition to summative written feedback from your tutor on all assessments. You will also be expected to complete self-reflections on your progress in the unit.
Prerequisites This unit is restricted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who have successfully completed K-Track, or by permission from the Academic Chair.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
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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.


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