AIX160 - Introduction to University Study


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online, CBD*

Trimester 3: Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: ASC160, EAD102, EAD103, EAD110, EAD111
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar in weeks 1-3, 1 x 1-hour seminar in weeks 4-8, no on campus seminars weeks 9-11

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1-hour online seminar per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit helps students to develop the skills required for successful university study. They incorporate: (1) self-regulation and organisational skills, including learning styles and strategies, time management, and note-taking and revision; (2) information retrieval and evaluation skills, including efficient searching of the library catalogue, journal databases, and the internet, evaluating information, and academic reading techniques and; (3) communication skills, including: written skills through essay and report planning, structure and writing, and oral and visual presentation skills.

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