Tertiary Access Course

Tertiary Access Course

Course code

100230

Course type

Enabling

Division

Division of Academic and Student Life (Administered by Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement)

Course Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

The program is open to all students who meet the residency/citizenship requirements as per DEEWR Guidelines for Enabling Courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years (including those turning 18 during their first year of enrolment). Students must complete readiness assessment to gain admission to the course.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Not applicable

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of Tertiary Access Course, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of academic practices and requirements, including ethical and legal considerations relating to the use of information

  • Identify, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information, claims and evidence from a range of sources

  • Communicate information, ideas and arguments in a clear and logical way through proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information

  • Utilise appropriate media and technologies to locate, organise and communicate information

  • Plan, design and evaluate solutions to problems in a range of situations exercising initiative and judgement

  • Apply knowledge of diversity and interpersonal and intercultural skills to work effectively in teams

  • Demonstrate accountability and responsibility to complete a range of activities within established parameters and, where appropriate, manage personal development and future pathways.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

BR1111:03 Introduction to Academic Learning

BR1114:03 Learning With Technology

BR1224:03 Critical Literacy: Text Analysis

BR1244:03 Mathematics A1

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Cairns

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not eligible

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

Not applicable – this is a non-award course

Course articulation

JCU offers direct entry into a range of degree courses on successful completion of the course. Admission is dependent on the student’s academic achievement and the entry requirements of the specific degree.