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University Preparation Course

Course code C28

Prepares students for university-level study by teaching them the required skills for academic success, with an emphasis on the student becoming an independent learner.

The course is conducted in a supportive and hands-on environment, and covers learning skills, research and writing processes, numeracy tools and accessing knowledge.

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 both recent school leavers and mature age students who have not studied at university previously.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C28

Fees

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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

C28

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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.

* Further information can be found on the Future Students course entry page.

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

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Fees and Scholarships

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Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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