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English Language Enabling Course for Domestic Students

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  • Objectives
    This course will develop your English language proficiency in order for you to meet Curtin's literacy requirement. You will undertake four units in the areas of Academic Writing, English Communication, Tertiary Study Skills and English for Specific Purposes. The Academic Writing unit will develop your research skills which will enable you to write research essays with a clear thesis and arguments supported by appropriate research and references. English Communication will enhance your listening and note-taking skills and you will learn to make successful, researched oral presentations. Tertiary Study Skills will promote skills in academic reading. You will be introduced to critical thinking skills and be given the opportunity to apply these concepts by evaluating arguments presented in a range of reading texts. English for Specific Purposes will introduce you to research skills and provide you with a clearer understanding of literature review and project work, as well as the requirements for tertiary study.
  • Entry requirements
    This course is only available for domestic and migrant students with an English proficiency level of not less than IELTS band 5 in all four skill areas, or a TOEFL score of 520 or a CUTE D (in addition to the University's standard entry requirements).
  • Academic Title
    English Language Enabling Course for Domestic Students
  • Course description
    English Language Enabling Course for Domestic Students

    This course is not available to International Onshore Students on Student Visas

    Introduction

    The course is designed for migrant and domestic students needing to develop their English language proficiency in order to meet Curtin's literacy requirement.

    Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

    This course is only available for domestic and migrant students with an English proficiency level of not less than IELTS band 5 in all four skill areas, or a TOEFL score of 520 or a CUTE D (in addition to the University's standard entry requirements).

    Duration and Availability

    This course is one semester full-time study. Part-time study is available to permanent residents.

    Course Organisation

    Students normally undertake all four units over one semester. In part-time mode, the four units of the course are conducted over two semesters.

    Additional Course Expenses
    Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

    Course Structure Disclaimer
    Curtin University reserves the right to alter the internal composition of any course to ensure learning outcomes retain maximum relevance. Any changes to the internal composition of a course will protect the right of students to complete the course within the normal timeframe and will not result in additional cost to students through a requirement to undertake additional units.

    Course Structure                                                     Hrs/Wk     Credit

    Year 1 Semester 1

    10200     v.8           Academic Writing 041                         4.0     25.0
    4885       v.11         English Communication 041                4.0     25.0
    4886       v.10         Tertiary Study Skills 041                     4.0     25.0
    4887       v.9           English for Specific Purposes 041       4.0     25.0
                                                                                                       100.0

    Availability

    Year      Location                 Period     All*     Internal    
    2009     Bentley Campus     Semester 1           Y                 
    2009     Bentley Campus     Semester 2           Y                 

    The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

    *The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

    ^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

    #Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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