- SMP - Data presentation
- SMP - Referencing
- SMP - Literature Reviews and presentations
- SMP - Experimental Design
- SMP - Scientific reports
- Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
- Book of readings
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
None, however basic computer competency and English proficiency will be advantageous.
No special requirements
The study and practice of science has its own procedures and protocols as well as an oral, written and visual language. Students entering a scientific profession must be familiar with fundamental skills and knowledge so they can communicate and excel in the sciences. This subject is designed to begin that foundation. It introduces you to health and safety issues, advanced computer and web skills, oral, written and visual communication. The subject will raise your awareness and knowledge of what is needed to work in the sciences, as well as teaching you practical skills that will support further study.
This subject is part of the Science Pathway.
OUA Pathways recommends the best subjects to start your studies, even if you're not sure which degree you want to do. Each pathway includes four subjects based on your area of interest. Once you complete your recommended path you'll be able to choose from a range of degrees in your area of interest. Plus, each of the subjects you complete through OUA Pathways can also be credited towards your chosen degree.
Learn more about OUA Pathways.
- Assignment 1 - Assignments (70%)
- Assignment 2 - Online tests (30%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject