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Indigenous University Orientation Course

Course code C51

Provides a pathway for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to enter into most undergraduate courses at ECU. Students develop the academic skills and the cultural understandings of university, necessary to succeed in higher education.

Additionally, students will be introduced to university life at ECU and will have access to course and career advice to assist in making informed decisions about undergraduate degree selection.

The course is suitable for recent school leavers and mature age students who have not previously studied at university.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C51

Fees

Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $3,350

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Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

C51

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

0.5 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley, South West or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley, South West or Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley, South West or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup, Mount Lawley, South West or Online

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
UPU0001Learning Skills15
UPU0002Academic Writing15
UPU0006Essential Mathematics15
Plus one of the following:
UPU0004 ^Humanities15
UPU0005 ^Science15

Students are advised to select the unit that best fits with their undergraduate study intentions.

^ Core Option

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Act with limited responsibility in higher education study and appreciate global, environmental, social, cultural and economic implications of academic work.
  2. Apply technology and trans literacy proficiency to complete specialised academic tasks relevant to higher education study preparation.
  3. Communicate solutions to a defined set of predictable and unpredictable academic problems using technical skills, creativity and innovation.
  4. Demonstrate broad factual, technical and theoretical knowledge required to be an independent learner at university, including academic learning skills, writing conventions and foundation mathematics.
  5. Demonstrate broad knowledge of cross-cultural awareness, including Indigenous cultural competence and its importance to higher education.
  6. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills using English language proficiency to convey academic knowledge.
  7. Generate creative and innovative ideas to work independently with limited responsibility for the output of others.
  8. Identify, analyse, compare and act on information from a range of sources through research to complete varied assessments.
  9. Transfer specialist academic skills to complete tertiary education tasks.
  10. Work collaboratively in varied situations with limited responsibility for the input and performance of others.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $3,350 *

* Domestic fee paying - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

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