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2013 Enabling Course - Human Life Sciences(H0F)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Non-Faculty courses (principal)
Non-Faculty courses
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 1 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): (03) 6324 5400


BioStart is a preparation program for people who are unsure about:

  • what to expect in the biological sciences
  • what skills are needed for success
  • what resources are available to help develop these skills
    The program is designed to meet a variety of needs of students entering the Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Human Movement courses, who do not have a TCE science background, and for alternative entry and mature age students returning to study.

Admission & Prerequisites

Enrolment is open to students who have accepted a place in the Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Human Movement or Bachelor of Health Science.

Course Objectives

The program aims to:

  • introduce students to the culture of the School of Human Life Sciences
  • introduce the types of learning tasks required within the School
  • introduce terminology used in biological sciences
  • assist students to develop a range of appropriate skills for University study.

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