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CRI1100 Essential Skills for University Study in Criminology and Law
Credit Points: 15
Student must not have completed more than 240 credit points.

University students require a number of general and academic study skills to enable them to successfully study and achieve within their undergraduate course. This unit is designed specifically for students enrolled in a Criminology and Justice or Law course. It will expose students to a range of tertiary learning skills that can be transferred and applied to other units of study within their course. Using relevant theory and applied activities, students will examine their personal learning styles and will be introduced to essential academic writing and oral communication practices, critical thinking, paraphrasing practices, referencing conventions, effective teamwork skills, information technology systems and time management. During the semester, students will engage in self-reflective practices and will be provided with opportunities to work independently and collaboratively.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C25Associate Degree in Criminology and Justice
G81Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014