Science 101

Subject SKIL10006 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 0
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2010.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two 1-hour workshops in week 3 and week 6 and a 1-hour study group each week for the remainder of the semester 1
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Enrolment in first year of the Bachelor of Science
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: -
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 12 hours for the Semester
Subject Overview:

This subject provides the student with a set of basic skills with which to tackle first year science subjects and make an effective transition to university studies.
The program includes workshops focusing on:

  • challenges of first-year university;
  • lecture note taking;
  • preparation for workshops, tutorials and practical classes;
  • time management;
  • independent learning techniques;
  • how to seek assistance from academic staff and Faculty staff;
  • raising awareness about support systems on campus; and
  • creating early links for students to fellow students.

All participating students will be also allocated to a study group which will meet for one hour a week for the semester with other first year students and a student facilitator. The study groups will further develop the workshop themes, as well as providing an environment for students to learn co-operatively.

Objectives: .


Prescribed Texts: None.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Notes: All first year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science will have an hour for Science 101 scheduled in their semester 1 timetable.

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