Diploma of University Studies (21A)

Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2, Nursing Study Period 1
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Nursing Study Period 1
Cradle Coast
Semester 1, Semester 2, Nursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - Sydney
Nursing Study Period 1
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the International Online Course Guide (PDF 809KB) for courses that are offered to international students

Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, online study may replace some or all of your on-campus classes. We'll be sure to keep you informed of any changes.
The Diploma of University Studies is designed as an alternative entry pathway to university study. In each specialisation, students study units which provide the skills and knowledge related to their intended degree and are provided with additional support to maximise their chances of success. Completion of the Diploma will provide achievement at Introductory level in up to five units.

Specialisations offered in the Diploma of University Studies are Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Science, Nursing Foundation Studies, Psychology, Science, and Social Work.

The course is offered full time or part time. Campus, semester and attendance mode availability varies by specialisation - please refer to individual specialisations below.

Students completing the Diploma of University Studies will meet the University’s General Entry Requirements and will have guaranteed entry into specified bachelor degrees (dependent on specialisation).

  1. Apply generic skills for academic purposes relevant to your field of study underpinned by principles of academic integrity
  2. Identify, analyse, and transmit knowledge and specialised skills by learning independently and collaboratively
  3. Express ideas and perspectives for academic purposes relevant to your field of study
  4. Demonstrate a scholarly approach to communication and problem-solving skills

Career outcomes

The Diploma of University Studies is a pathway program for bachelor level study.

Course structure

For assistance with the enrolment requirements for this course, please refer to the Course Planner or contact UConnect at U.Connect@utas.edu.au or phone 1300 826 663.

Available Semester 1 and Semester 2, at Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses and by Distance.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Arts) requires 100 credit points. 

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

Select your pathway

Core

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select one of the following units:

Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity.You will be introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select four units from the following list:

The shift from mass communication to mass self-communication is one of the most important shifts in recent human society. Mobile communication networks allow us to produce and share content like never before which is challenging and changing our notions of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Why are certain texts regarded as classics within the English literary canon and how do we encounter them today? This unit considers the importance of tradition to the ways we value, understand and circulate popular and literary texts. Students who…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
Launceston5 Week Session Nov

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces you to methods of close reading, formal analysis, and creative writing. We work on developing strategies to analyse literary texts and screen texts in detail, to break them down into their component parts, and explain how they work…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
Launceston5 Week Session Jun

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about:the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections);patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, white collar…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a foundational unit in Criminology. You will focus on criminological approaches to understanding crime and criminalisation. The unit will introduce various categories of crime (e.g. property crime and violent crime) and debates about what counts as crime and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect our local daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise of corporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmental agencies. As important…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an introduction to contemporary political concepts, debates and practices. It examines the Australian political system and compares it with other major liberal democracies such as the United States. It focuses on important policy challenges confronting advanced democracies…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit uses the theoretical concept of ‘Lifeworlds’ (lived social, cultural, political and economic realities) to frame an exploration of the Lifeworlds of palawa People in lutruwita/Tasmania, inclusive a small comparative component relating to Noongar and Navajo Peoples. The Lifeworld…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the rise of European nationalism in the nineteenth century, this unit explores the history of Early Modern Europe a crucial period in shaping both Europe and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the dramatic changes in world history from 1500 to 1900. It examines how rising population levels, technological change, trade and warfare shaped the modern world. The unit employs a series of case studies to examine the impact…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit uses the theoretical concept of ‘Lifeworlds’ (lived social, cultural, political and economic realities) to frame an exploration of the Lifeworlds of palawa People in lutruwita/Tasmania, inclusive a small comparative component relating to Noongar and Navajo Peoples. The Lifeworld…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This introduction to geography and environmental studies integrates physical and social science inquiry. You study earth evolution, human development and their interaction, in light of questions about sustainability. You apply this knowledge to issues of vital importance around the world…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This foundation unit in Geography and Environmental Studies develops your knowledge of the ways in which people turn space into place, how patterns of landforms, soils, plants and animals form on the surface of the earth, and how cultures, societies…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about:the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections);patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, white collar…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect our local daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise of corporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmental agencies. As important…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Emergency management is when our communities, the public sector (government agencies), the private sector (businesses) and the not-for-profit sector (charities) work together to strengthen society’s capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from disasters. This unit will provide…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Elective
Select one of the following units:

Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity.You will be introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core

This unit introduces you to the principles, practices and theories of public relations and places the profession in its societal and media contexts. You will become familiar with public relations writing and develop skills in gathering, organising and presenting information.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The shift from mass communication to mass self-communication is one of the most important shifts in recent human society. Mobile communication networks allow us to produce and share content like never before which is challenging and changing our notions of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Electives
Select one of the following units:

Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity.You will be introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select two units from the following:

From film and television to computers and smart phones, media and screen culture has evolved in the twenty-first century to being a ubiquitous feature of daily life. This unit introduces you to the complex and diverse relationships between media texts and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

From the newsroom to the live stream, the news industry combines top-level communication skills with the ability to evaluate and synthesise knowledge for large audiences. In this unit, students are introduced to both the theoretical and practical dimensions of the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We often hear that media industries are in decline. However, as this unit will demonstrate, what we are actually seeing is a profound reshaping of new and old media industries in response to shifts in the media landscape. In this…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The ability to produce screen content is becoming increasingly valued in today's media environment. This unit introduces you to the key concepts, methods and practices of screen production. You will gain hands-on experience in filming and recording sound, editing, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Available Semester 1 and Semester 2, at Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses and by Distance.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Business) requires 100 credit points, comprising four foundation level units and four first year units.

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

Core

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select four of the following:

Traditional economics portrays decision making as rational deliberation that computes optimal choices based on well-defined objectives and perfect information. In reality, limited information and cognition as well as certain features of the human psychology often result in decisions that deviate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BEA111 Principles of Economics 1 is a compulsory unit in the Bachelor of Economics (BEc) and Bachelor of Business (BBus) degrees. It is also a nominated elective in a wide range of other programs throughout the University of Tasmania and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Finance is a discipline that deals with the sources and uses of money by individuals, businesses and governments. This unit provides an introductory examination of business finance. Emphasis is placed on the development of analytical tools that can help in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BEA121 Principles of Economics 2expands upon the key microeconomic and macroecnomic concepts introduced in BEA111 Principles of Economics 1. The unit focusses on strategies firms use to maximise profit and the policies governments use to promote economic growth and manage…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BEA140 Quantitative Methods is a foundation unit in business statistics and the mathematics of finance, and is a core unit in the Bachelor of Economics (BEc) and Bachelor of Business (BBus) degrees. It is also a nominated elective in a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will help you understand the role that accounting plays in providing accountability. We move beyond introductory accounting and explore the important role that accounting has in organisations, society and the environment.After completing this unit, you will have fundamental…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Welcome to this foundation unit for students intending to undertake an Accounting Major in the Bachelor of Business. This unit is compulsory and is an important pre-requisite for second and third year units. You will consider the fundamental principles that…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management in a business organization. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:The basis of finance concepts including…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an introduction to management concepts, functions and strategies. The unit outlines the key functions of management. The unit then explores the context surrounding management functioning, including an analysis of the broad environment in which organisations…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The principal aim of the unit is to provide an overview of the fields of Human Resources (HR), and Industrial Relations (IR) by providing the underpinning knowledge and developing an understanding of core theoretical principles and models of Human Resource…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Marketing is the practice of managing an organisation's market offerings to create value-laden customer exchanges. Adopting a market orientation means organisations allow their marketing practices to be responsive to opportunities, and threats presented in the business environment. This responsiveness enables…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 2
LauncestonAccelerated Study Period 3
Hong Kong Universal EdSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Available Semester 1 and Semester 2, at Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses and by Distance.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Education) requires 100 credit points.

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

Select your pathway

Core

This unit introduces you to the study of teaching as a profession and provides opportunities for you to critically examine the nature of teachers’ work. Through reflecting on your past educational experiences and dispositions (that is, your attitudes and beliefs)…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This introductory unit prepares educators from a variety of disciplines to meet the maturational needs of diverse learners by providing a foundational base of knowledge regarding physical and cognitive development from conception through adulthood, with an emphasis on early childhood…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Do you know how you learn best? Do you know what skills you will need to be successful in your university studies? Academic literacies are the skills that you need to engage successfully with higher education, and this is a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select one of the following units:

Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity.You will be introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

And one from the following:

This unit offers an introduction to curriculum frameworks and the associated range of pedagogies involved in teaching and learning. Curriculum documents are not value-neutral; they are constructed by people who have particular viewpoints, perspectives and ideologies about education and schooling,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is the first of three English units you will undertake in the B.Ed. degree. The foundations of English are explored in two key modules, with the first focusing on the nature of language, culture, and how young people learn…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core

This unit introduces you to the study of teaching as a profession and provides opportunities for you to critically examine the nature of teachers’ work. Through reflecting on your past educational experiences and dispositions (that is, your attitudes and beliefs)…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This introductory unit prepares educators from a variety of disciplines to meet the maturational needs of diverse learners by providing a foundational base of knowledge regarding physical and cognitive development from conception through adulthood, with an emphasis on early childhood…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Do you know how you learn best? Do you know what skills you will need to be successful in your university studies? Academic literacies are the skills that you need to engage successfully with higher education, and this is a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Elective
Select one of the following units:

The aim of this unit is to equip you with the knowledge and ability to design and implement training programs for a range of clients with varying health and fitness goals. This unit will cover modules incorporating service and safety…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Physical activity plays an important part in contemporary Australian society, with the learning of skills and techniques essential for effective participation, teaching and coaching. Whatever your area of interest, it is important that you have knowledge and skills that enable…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Available Semester 1 at Hobart and Launceston campuses.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Engineering) requires 100 credit points.

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

This unit aims to introduce students to the professional practice of engineering (including ongoing learning, ethics and safety) and develops skills in technical writing, engineering drawings, engineering design process, and project management techniques. Students will apply this knowledge to work…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem solving and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Applied Mathematics Foundation Unit covers college level mathematics with non-calculus based content. The aim of this unit is to prepare students for the subjects which require basic algebra, data handling and statistics or discrete mathematics as part of their tertiary…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The subject is taught through a combination of independent learning, lectures and tutorials.Mathematics Foundation Unit aims to cover pre-tertiary mathematics required for students who are planning to study science, engineering, computing or commerce at tertiary level. A brief look at…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
Hobart5 Week Session Jan A
LauncestonSemester 2
Launceston5 Week Session Jan A
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle Coast5 Week Session Jan A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is taught through a combination of independent learning, lectures, tutorials and prac sessions.The aim of the unit is to provide students with an understanding of some key areas of physics: forces, energy and work and momentum, mechanics and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Hobart5 Week Session Jan A
Launceston5 Week Session Jan A
Cradle Coast5 Week Session Jan A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Available Semester 1 at Hobart and Launceston campuses.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Health Science) requires 100 credit points.

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

Core

This unit introduces the determinants of health and wellbeing including lifestyle factors. Students are introduced to the types of measures that are used in reporting health information and the ways in which this information is presented and utilised. Students will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed to introduce students to human cells and tissues and the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, defence, musculoskeletal and neuroendocrine systems in the human body. The unit will include: (a) the basic facts and concepts relating…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed to introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, and digestive systems of the human body. The regulation of body temperature will also be studied in the unit. The unit will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the chemistry of skeletal muscles - bonding and interactions that allow muscles to work, and nutrient cycles - carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus - reactions and their conditions. Through these themes, this unit covers introductory chemistry for students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Elective

Select one of the following units:

Undertaking medical research requires a range of skills and knowledge related to the ways information is generated, evaluated and communicated. Processes like peer review and open evaluation are essential to ensure that the knowledge underpinning medicine, health care and medical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit sets the foundation for the study of food and its components. It will describe the role and function of macro and micronutrients essential for human health, their digestion and absorption, and relevance for the health of populations and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Please select CXA108 if you intend to study the Bachelor of Nutrition Science or Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science. Please select CAM103 if you intend to study the Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine.  

Available Nursing Study Period 1 at Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast and Rozelle campuses.

Please note that admission to the Bachelor of Nursing is highly competitive and that completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Nursing Foundation Studies) does not guarantee an offer for this course. Applicants are ranked and offers are made based on the number of places available.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Nursing Foundation Studies) requires 100 credit points, comprised of 8 core units. 

Please enrol in all units in the Nursing Study Period offerings, as per the Course Planner (linked above). 

Core

Concepts of Nursing 1 centres on the foundational knowledge and skills relating to professionalism, practicing in the discipline of nursing and being part of a regulated profession. The Standards and Codes that regulate nursing practice and the broad professional, discipline…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Foundations of Nursing 1 introduces you to the foundational knowledge and skills required of registered nurses by examining a person-centred approach to nursing care from two different perspectives. The first module focuses on comfort and hygiene and explores the required…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

You will be introduced to primary health care philosophy and practices, with emphasis on working with individuals, groups and communities to promote and maintain optimum health. Health promotion principles, practices and contemporary research are introduced. Health and health care are…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartNursing Study Period 1
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Foundations of Nursing 2 builds on key concepts introduced in Foundations of Nursing 1. Within this unit you will continue to develop your understanding of major body systems across the lifespan. You will also advance your understanding of the clinical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides you with foundation level knowledge in bioscience. You will be introduced to the main function of key body systems and how these systems interact to maintain homeostasis. In addition, you will explore biological function at the chemical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Available Semester 1 and Semester 2, at Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses and by Distance.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Psychology) requires 100 credit points, comprising four foundation units and four first year units. 

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

Core

In today’s information-rich world it is essential to be able to interpret and critically evaluate empirical and popular reports of psychological research, as well as research findings more broadly. We need to be able to recognise the characteristics of valid…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Brain and Behaviour provides an introduction to key topics in psychology with an emphasis on their biological basis. Topics include biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning, motivation, emotion, human development, language, and states of consciousness. Key theories and related research…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human behaviour is not universal. Why do individuals behave the way they do? Lecture content will introduce and explore theoretical descriptions of individual differences such as personality and intelligence that can impact behaviour in a variety of contexts, as well…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

How do humans perceive the world around them, learn, and make decisions? Under what conditions do we do these things well? When and why do things go a bit “pear-shaped”? How can we be better? This unit introduces the study…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the mathematical knowledge, skills, and confidence essential for further University study. In particular, you will explore and apply methods for:*Gathering, presenting and analysing numerical information (data, graphs, statistics)*Reasoning about relative proportions (ratios, scaling, percentages,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 3
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 3
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 3
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Available Semester 1 and Semester 2, at Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses.

Completion of the Diploma of University Studies (Science) requires 100 credit points.

For enrolment guidance and part time study advice, please refer to the Course Planner link above. 

Select your pathway

Core

Approximately two thirds of Australia's agricultural commodities are exported each year, generating $47 billion. This unit provides an understanding of historical developments, current status and future opportunities and challenges of the dominant agricultural and horticultural industries in Tasmania and Australia.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit explores human population growth and the impending global food crisis by introducing agriculture as a managed ecosystem, from the earliest shifting cultivation systems to the most intensive systems currently practiced today. The ecological, economic and social sustainability of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an overview of the major Tasmanian animal production systems and how they fit within the broader Australian and worldwide contexts. Students use systems thinking to explore the variety of strategies that growers use meet their production targets.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit provides students with an overview of intensive and extensive crop production and management. Study includes agro-ecological aspects of fruit, vegetable and grain crop production in Australia and the growth and development of the major crop species. Principles underlying…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Elective
Select one of the following units:

Introduces the management and interpretation of quantitative information. A 'hands-on' course, developed using data which is drawn from disciplines of relevance to the students. Topics include: collecting, processing and presenting quantitative information; descriptive statistics for summarising data; data exploration techniques;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core

This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem solving and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will explain the relationship between data, information and knowledge and introduce a number of different tools for managing, storing, securing, modelling, visualizing and analysing data. This unit will provide an understanding of how data can be manipulated to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

An undergraduate student needs to acquire an understanding of the vast and diverse nature of the ICT industry to plan and manage a successful career. Students develop awareness of the skills, attributes, qualities and values required of ICT professionals. Students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to fundamentals of distributed networked environments, primarily focusing on wired networks but students will examine some of the different approaches in wireless networks. It provides knowledge of internetworking standards and understanding of the networking architecture, technology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Elective

Select one of the following units:

Applied Mathematics Foundation Unit covers college level mathematics with non-calculus based content. The aim of this unit is to prepare students for the subjects which require basic algebra, data handling and statistics or discrete mathematics as part of their tertiary…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Introduces the management and interpretation of quantitative information. A 'hands-on' course, developed using data which is drawn from disciplines of relevance to the students. Topics include: collecting, processing and presenting quantitative information; descriptive statistics for summarising data; data exploration techniques;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

KSA101 will provide a background to the science and management of the seas with focus on Antarctic and Southern Ocean. On the completion of this unit, students will demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of the contemporary issues facing Antarctic, marine…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to the science disciplines underpinning the study of marine and Antarctic environments and the application of science to solve problems in marine and Antarctic disciplines. It provides the foundational skills and knowledge for students in the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an introduction to the processing, visualization, analysis and interpretation of spatial marine and Antarctic datasets and the programming tools needed to work with them. This unit will focus on marine specific spatial data using widely used programming…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides an introduction to the scientific study of animals. Students are introduced to animal diversity through studying the major invertebrate and vertebrate phyla with an emphasis on Australian examples. We consider the structural and functional characteristics of each group from…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core

This introduction to geography and environmental studies integrates physical and social science inquiry. You study earth evolution, human development and their interaction, in light of questions about sustainability. You apply this knowledge to issues of vital importance around the world…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This foundation unit in Geography and Environmental Studies develops your knowledge of the ways in which people turn space into place, how patterns of landforms, soils, plants and animals form on the surface of the earth, and how cultures, societies…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

A series of lectures and associated practical classes introduces fundamental concepts in ecology of both plants and animals. It also introduces behavioural and evolutionary ecology and experimental methods. There is a strong emphasis placed on developing skills in practical ecology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Discipline Electives
Select one unit from:

Introduces the management and interpretation of quantitative information. A 'hands-on' course, developed using data which is drawn from disciplines of relevance to the students. Topics include: collecting, processing and presenting quantitative information; descriptive statistics for summarising data; data exploration techniques;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

And one of:

The unit explores human population growth and the impending global food crisis by introducing agriculture as a managed ecosystem, from the earliest shifting cultivation systems to the most intensive systems currently practiced today. The ecological, economic and social sustainability of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

KSA101 will provide a background to the science and management of the seas with focus on Antarctic and Southern Ocean. On the completion of this unit, students will demonstrate a knowledge and comprehension of the contemporary issues facing Antarctic, marine…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Core

This unit provides underpinning skills, theories, techniques, and strategies to prepare you for University-level study and to understand yourself as a learner. You will be introduced to concepts of self-management and relevant practical skills that can be applied effectively in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 1
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartNursing Study Period 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonNursing Study Period 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle CoastNursing Study Period 2
Rozelle - SydneyNursing Study Period 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Select two of the following units:

This unit will provide students with an introduction to computer programming and its role in problem solving. The fundamental concepts of programming will be introduced. These include: the memory model, data types, declarations, expressions and statements, control structures, block structure,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Applied Mathematics Foundation Unit covers college level mathematics with non-calculus based content. The aim of this unit is to prepare students for the subjects which require basic algebra, data handling and statistics or discrete mathematics as part of their tertiary…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The subject is taught through a combination of independent learning, lectures and tutorials.Mathematics Foundation Unit aims to cover pre-tertiary mathematics required for students who are planning to study science, engineering, computing or commerce at tertiary level. A brief look at…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
Hobart5 Week Session Jan A
LauncestonSemester 2
Launceston5 Week Session Jan A
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Cradle Coast5 Week Session Jan A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Introduces the management and interpretation of quantitative information. A 'hands-on' course, developed using data which is drawn from disciplines of relevance to the students. Topics include: collecting, processing and presenting quantitative information; descriptive statistics for summarising data; data exploration techniques;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Bridging Maths explores essential foundation skills and knowledge in mathematics. This unit is designed to help you to improve your maths skills, build self-confidence, develop logical thinking skills, and encourage good study habits to support independent study. You will have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

And four units from:

This unit is taught in a blended style with material delivered both face to face and online, and is available to distance students who will complete three intensive weekends of practicals and excursions in Tasmania during weeks 4, 8 and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is taught in a blended style with material delivered both face to face and online, and is available to distance students who will complete three intensive weekends of practicals and excursions in Tasmania during weeks 4, 8 and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This introduction to geography and environmental studies integrates physical and social science inquiry. You study earth evolution, human development and their interaction, in light of questions about sustainability. You apply this knowledge to issues of vital importance around the world…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This foundation unit in Geography and Environmental Studies develops your knowledge of the ways in which people turn space into place, how patterns of landforms, soils, plants and animals form on the surface of the earth, and how cultures, societies…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with an overview of programming and its role in problem solving and strategies for designing solutions to programming problems with reference to the Java programming language. Beginning with the fundamental characteristics of computers and how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Approximately two thirds of Australia's agricultural commodities are exported each year, generating $47 billion. This unit provides an understanding of historical developments, current status and future opportunities and challenges of the dominant agricultural and horticultural industries in Tasmania and Australia.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Introduces the management and interpretation of quantitative information. A 'hands-on' course, developed using data which is drawn from disciplines of relevance to the students. Topics include: collecting, processing and presenting quantitative information; descriptive statistics for summarising data; data exploration techniques;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 1