Certificate of Higher Education

Handbook year

2021

Course code

113130

Course type

Enabling

Owner

Division of Student Life (Administered by Division of Tropical Environments and Societies)

College

Division of Student Life (Administered by Division of Tropical Environments and Societies)

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Nil

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Students of English-speaking background are assumed to be proficient in the English language and are therefore not required to demonstrate English language proficiency.


Domestic applicants of non-English speaking background who do not have English (Units 3/4, C) must be able to demonstrate that they have the English language proficiency required to participate effectively in the course. This can be demonstrated by having achieved one or more of the following:
*C or better in Units 3/4 of a senior secondary language rich subject (e.g. Essential English, Modern History, Legal Studies, Geography)
*successfully completed a university preparation course
*a satisfactory result in assessment of academic readiness
*a minimum of 0.25FTE at tertiary level with a passing GPA
*STAT Test–score of 157 or better overall or 152 or better in the verbal sub-score
*Other achievement deemed equivalent by the Dean, Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement.
*An overall IELTS score of 5.5 (with no component lower than 5.0)

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit Points12 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Certificate of Higher Education, graduates will be able to:

*Apply theoretical knowledge and concepts in a field of learning
*Identify, analyse and synthesise information, claims and evidence from a range of sources
*Communicate ideas, arguments and perspectives in a clear and logical way through English language proficiency and a range of media and technologies
*Provide and communicate solutions to sometimes complex problems
*Demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in learning independently
*Apply knowledge of interpersonal and/or intercultural skills to work effectively within broad but established parameters.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

CH0020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

ED0195:03 Bridging Science for Teachers

MA0020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

MA0022:03 Essential Maths

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

External

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

1 year

Maximum leave of absence

Not applicable

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Course includes mandatory fieldwork

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation
requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass
Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

Not applicable

Credit

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

Approved abbreviation

Not applicable – this is a non-award course

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable – this is a non-award course

Course articulation

Nil