AIX160 - Introduction to University Study


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online, Community Based Delivery (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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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


*Community Based Delivery (CBD) is for National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation NIKERI Institute students only.


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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