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ZTEP01: Tertiary Enabling Program

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TEP021 - Computing for Tertiary Study (core unit)

Develop your computing skills necessary for university studies. Learn about using Learnline, email, the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and managing files on a computer.

Find out more about TEP021 in the CDU course catalogue.

TEP022 - Academic Language and Learning (core unit)

Develop your academic reading and writing skills in TEP022. The unit covers academic essay writing as well as skills to write in a range of ways in various disciplines. You'll also learn and practice critical reading skills, and refine your writing style. The study skills component is designed so you learn and apply the study skills such as reading, researching, note taking, using the library and presenting information.

Find out more about TEP022 in the CDU course catalogue.

TEP023 - Foundation Maths (core unit)

Develop your mathematical skills and knowledge as a foundation for further studies at university.

In this unit you'll learn how to:

  • carry out arithmetic calculations and solve mathematical problems with integers, decimals, fractions and percentages
  • work with measurements including calculating areas, volumes and rates and apply these skills to practical situations
  • solve algebraic equations. Transpose and substitute into formulae. Use algebraic skills in problem-solving scenarios.

Find out more about TEP023 in the CDU course catalogue.

TEP025 - Bioscience (specialist elective)

This is an introduction into bioscience where the human organism is important. You'll learn about the human body and the language used to describe it.

Learn about the processes scientists use to learn about their environment, including scientific inquiry and biological investigations.

Find out more about TEP025 in the CDU course catalogue.

TEP026 - Historical and Contemporary Issues (specialist elective)

You’ll discuss history and consider different views on events of local and global importance. You’ll also analyse media representations of people, places and events. This will expand your understanding of how texts create meanings and convey a particular point of view.

Through these explorations, you'll develop the critical thinking, reading and writing skills needed to study at university.

Find out more about TEP026 in the CDU course catalogue.


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