This course has been developed to prepare you to write essays and research reports at a tertiary level.
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This course has been developed to prepare you to write essays and research reports at a tertiary level. It focuses on developing the communication and written skills necessary to succeed in university environments.
Throughout this course you will discover what academic writing is. You'll learn practical skills including how to recognise key ideas, effectively summarise and note take, organise and communicate ideas clearly, constructively edit your work, and correctly reference articles, journals, and internet resources.
Successful completion of this course is equivalent to Year 11/12 English Communication. Some universities may accept this course as equivalent to Year 11/12 English (please check with your university first before enrolling). The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has recognised this course as eligible to contribute 3 credits to a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) on successful completion.
During this course you'll receive individual tutorial support from an experienced high school English teacher via email, phone, and online classrooms and discussion forums.
Unilearn can help you complete prerequisite subjects to meet your university entrance requirements. Unilearn offers a range of online courses that can set you on the pathway to reaching your study goals. The best part is you can study at your own pace and enrol and get started at any time.
If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.Learn more about university pathways
No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.
This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.
If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.
Unilearn has assumed that by enrolling into an online unit you are familiar with computers and are able to use programs such as Word, Excel and Adobe Reader as well as complete simple tasks such as the Save-As function, attaching a file, saving a low resolution image and inserting images and working with tables within Word documents.
Purchasing the Academic Literacy Skills textbook is not a requirement as there is an online version available in the online classroom. However, many students benefit from having the hardcopy. This can be purchased via the QLD Textbook Warehouse (http://www.qtw.com.au). Type “UNL11ALS” in the search field at the top of their website homepage.
$75 for students sitting their online exam within Australia
$125 for students sitting a paper-based exam within Australia
$150 for students sitting their online exam outside of Australia
$200 for students sitting their paper-based exam outside of Australia
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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