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MME101 - Business Academic Skills

Unit details


2016 unit information

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

S Barton

Incompatible with: MME201
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week


Special enrolment procedure applies.  Please contact a Student Adviser or Unit Chair for further details. 

Commitment to attendance is required from week 1 as students must complete a progressive assessment item commencing week 2.


This unit supports students in developing academic and communication skills within the broad context of business disciplines, as well as providing opportunities for students to address personal communication weaknesses.  It prepares students for successful study within Commerce or Management and is particularly useful for students who are articulating into Deakin from post-secondary study.  It is strongly recommended for students from diverse or international backgrounds who wish to establish a solid foundation for successful tertiary study.


Assessment 1 (individual) Reflective journal: 1500 words 15%

Assessment 2 (individual) Research essay: 2000 words 25%

Assessment 3 (individual) Tests 60%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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