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BCAS01-020: Academic Skills

Description

This subject will provide students with the basic academic and study skills required to undertake tertiary study. It is designed as an intensive subject which must be undertaken in the first semester of a Bond University College Diploma Program. It will show students how to manage their time and make a weekly study planner, and introduce them to academic skills such as critical reading, essay writing, referencing protocols, note taking and information literacy and research.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBCAS01-020
FacultyBond University College
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject feesNo Tuition Fee

Learning outcomes

1. Prepare for intensive study and plan for success within the University environment.
2. Locate credible sources and identify source types using online research databases for academic writing.
3. Structure and outline academic works including essays and reports.
4. Use APA 6 Referencing Style for academic writing.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Withdraw – Financial?09/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?02/03/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?03/06/2019
Last enrolment26/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?08/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?29/06/2019
Teaching census?07/06/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019