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Positives: Practical, hands on, real world, well organised, great lecturers, interesting content

Negatives: difficult theory, hard work, long hours, lots of group work

My advice to future students is: It is a great course if you are mathematically/scientifically minded, love learning real-world concepts, looking to learn important team work and communication skills that aren't as prevalent in other courses and interested in being challenged. In particular, the first year of the course gives an excellent snapshot of the different engineering fields and lets you try each one before making an informed decision of which major will be best for you!

Completing in 2021

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Positives: Networking

Negatives: Group assignments

My advice to future students is: Get as much work experience

Completed in 2008

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Positives: This course allows you to major in a variety of fields relevant to scientific research.

Provided hands on experience in wet lab techniques that are relevant and crucial for laboratory work in current workplaces.

Sound overviews of Occupational Health and Safety (OH and S) policies and Good Laboratory practices (GLP) two key requirements for scientific research.

Negatives: The wide variety of subjects on offer made it difficult to choose a specific field to major in.

My advice to future students is: In your first year choose a wide variety of subjects as possible and then focus your attention and choose subjects that you love and excel at.

Completed in 2008

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Positives: The course provided a solid introduction to the teaching profession. It provided a combination of theory based learning, focused on contemporary pedagogical frameworks and related practices. The course also provided two opportunities for industry placements which allowed me to make important contacts within the education community.

Negatives: The course was rigid in the choices offered for subject selection. The course had predetermined subjects which were also prerequisites. The elective choices were limited to only two units.

My advice to future students is: This course provides a good introduction to potential students who wish to enter the teaching profession. It acts both as a foundation platform into further education in the education field as well as a basic degree for those who wish to enter teaching.

Completed in 2010

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Positives: The course provides a great introduction to a foundation science degree. It offered ample flexibility to select from a range of units, that lends the student to a career in various fields involving science. The course affords students the options to also select elective subjects from other faculties which provides a platform for either further study in a different field, or simply, retaining student engagement in the course.

Negatives: Whilst the course provides ample opportunity to select units from other faculties, the course offered limited variation of subjects within the earlier years.

My advice to future students is: Students should consider the Bachelor of Science course as an introductory degree. It offers a wide range of subjects and great flexibility. However, the course itself did not secure me a permanent ongoing position of employment. It did however, provide me a pathway into a different career which I am still thoroughly enjoying after eight years of work.

Completed in 2009

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Positives: Very intense but also fruitful course, I gain a deeper understanding about education.

Negatives: NA

My advice to future students is: So use your 2years wisely. It is really short and you need to prepare yourself to be a future teacher.

Completed in 2019

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Positives: You meet new people and tutors are here to help. Everyone is helpful on forums too.

Negatives: Some are really hard and need prerequisites such as coding knowledge. Some units are too advanced and need to be simplified.

My advice to future students is: Make sure you do your research on the course content and prerequisites. Make sure you've looked up career prospects.

Completed in 2019

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Positives: You get a good understanding of B&IT

Negatives: It's a tough course

My advice to future students is: Opt for this one

Completed in 2017

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Positives: there are a lot of pretty cool experiments each semester and It's easy to apply what you learn in class to your life eg. When I finished my immunology. Every time I get sick I can sort of figure out what's wrong with me and how can I recover faster

Negatives: The total weekly class time is too long. Others may have about 20 hours. I usually have about 28 hours per week

My advice to future students is: Practice your skills of math before you choose science

Completing in 2020

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Positives: This course provides you hands on experience in the field of internetworking security issues, exploring vulnerabilities and threats, finding their respective solutions.
As the world is being digitalized, it is necessarily needed to be protected due to the frequent occurrence of cyber-crimes .

Negatives: I didn't encounter any negative aspects of this course. Cost is of the factor but it's worth it as you really need to learn a lot.

My advice to future students is: This course really provide you immense knowledge of networks and security issues related to it. You can even secure your own digital devices and networks from cyber-attacks. Lack of knowledge about this course might lead you to big loss of billions.

Completed in 2019

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