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These are student based workshops designed to provide support in academic skills needed to successfully complete the assignments in postgraduate studies in the School. Students will be expected to bring reading and writing material that pertain to their studies in other courses.Each week, skills topics will be presented and they will be linked with the materials that students deal with in their other courses. Participants will engage in critical activities on materials used in their studies ie reviewing articles, assignments etc. There will be opportunity to discuss issues and field questions from colleagues to develop skills in defending a particular viewpoint or position.

All new International students must complete Academic Practice in their first term of study.* The course is worth 0 units of credit. The course is not counted in your study load and there are no tuition fees to be paid. Any International students who would like to be exempt from the course should contact the Postgraduate Office in the first instance. All Local students are also invited to enrol in the course.

*International students who are studying by distance in their home countries are exempt from this requirement.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 3



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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