The short duration of this course (six months) is ideal if you want to fast track your study. It provides key academic skills to transition into undergraduate studies.
When you complete the course, you will be equipped with the skills and confidence you need to study at tertiary level and you will be eligible for entry into a range of Curtin's degree and associate degree programs.
You may also benefit from career development opportunities such as mentoring and support when finding student work placements.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What you'll learn
- apply, demonstrate and compile academic knowledge and principles in a variety of contexts to promote self-directed and independent learning
- think critically and creatively to generate solutions in an academic environment; apply logical processes in problem solving
- access, evaluate, synthesise information from multiple sources in order to make valid judgements
- communicate effectively with consideration of audience and purpose, demonstrating respect for others and cultural awareness
- use technology appropriately to develop research skills, access resources and to communicate effectively to a wide community
- be self-motivated and take responsibility for one’s own learning; develop life-long learning skills to source new and relevant information
- consider global and cultural issues from a variety of perspectives
- demonstrate respect for cultural diversity within Indigenous Australia, the wider community and University environment; respect and promote cultural diversity
- work ethically and professionally both within a team and independently; develop leadership skills and a positive sense of Indigenous identity to empower others in the wider community