MONASH UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION YEAR (MUFY)

 
 
MONASH UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION YEAR (MUFY)
Student Guide 2018



Monash University
Foundation Year
(MUFY)

                                   Pathway to
                                    a Brighter
                                        Future
Message from the Director                                                                           Monash University
                                                                                                                Foundation Year (MUFY) -
                                                                                                                A Preferred Pathway To
                                                                                                                Monash University




                                                                                                                                                                                         MUFY is a pathway that
                                                                                                                                                                                         provides the academic bridge
                                                                                                                                                                                         for students to progress
                                                                                                                                                                                         successfully to undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                         studies at Monash University.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Just as Monash is a passport to
                                                                                                                                                                                         a fulfilling career and rewarding
                                                                                                                                                                                         life, MUFY is the passport to
                                                                                                                                                                                         a rich learning experience
                                                                                                                                                                                         at Monash. Designed by
                                                                                                                                                                                         Monash academics, the MUFY
                                                                                                                                                                                         program prepares students
                                                                                                                                                                                         for admission into a wide
                                                                                                                                                                                         range of Monash University
                                                                                                                                                                                         undergraduate degrees.

     Welcome to the Monash community.

     I am delighted that you have chosen the Monash University Foundation Year or MUFY as the
     pathway to Monash University. Monash University, one of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight
     universities, offers an outstanding learning experience. It is internationally recognised for its
     quality in research and excellence in teaching and learning. With a Monash education, you hold
     a passport to a promising career and a successful life ahead.                                           Monash University
     The MUFY program which enjoys international recognition is the preferred university
     foundation program for many Malaysian as well as international students. It offers students a
     smooth transition to undergraduate studies and provides them with the foundation to excel at        Monash University is an energetic and dynamic university committed to quality education. Learning is an
     Monash University.                                                                                  essential part of human existence and at Monash, education is about how ideas change people and how
                                                                                                         people change the world. The university’s long tradition of excellence is also the result of a firm dedication
     The MUFY curriculum is delivered on a blended learning format which combines face-to-               to outstanding research and international engagement. Today, Monash has grown into a community of more
     face instruction with self-directed learning delivered on an e-learning platform. This enables      than 59,000 students, 15,000 staff and 250,000 alumni. Being a member of the Australian ‘Group of Eight’
     students to develop vital learning skills to cope with university studies and even life beyond      universities makes Monash one of the most distinguished universities in Australia.
     university. By equipping our students with the relevant tools to become independent learners,
     we aim to give them a head-start in university, and ultimately, a promising and rewarding           Monash University Malaysia was established in 1998 as Monash University’s global foot print in the Asian
     future.                                                                                             region. It is the Malaysian constituent of a premier research intensive Australian university which is ranked
                                                                                                         among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8). As
     I wish you the best and hope you will enjoy the MUFY experience.                                    an independent institution, Monash University Malaysia is accorded a Setara Tier 5 rating for excellence and
                                                                                                         Self-Accreditation Status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and all of its courses are accredited
     Lee Thye Cheong                                                                                     in Malaysia and Australia. Its faculty is a mix of locally and internationally recruited academics with intensive
     Director of Programme                                                                               teaching, business and industry experience. Students representing almost 70 nationalities are currently
     Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)                                                            enrolled at Monash University Malaysia where they enjoy a quality academic experience.
     Sunway College KL


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Reasons to choose MUFY                                                                                       MUFY graduate                                             MUFY program
                                                                                                                               ATTRIBUTES                                                Learning Outcomes

                                                                                                                               Communication                                             • Possess disciplinary knowledge of academic
                                                                                                                               A Foundation Year Graduate communicates confidently         studies pursued
                                                                                                                               and effectively through the English language.
                                                                                                                                                                                         • Able to apply practical skills learnt in progressing
                                                                                                                               Ways of thinking                                            to tertiary education
                                                                                                                               A Foundation Year Graduate demonstrates flexibility in
                                                                                                                                                                                         • Able to relate to social responsibilities, personal
                                                                                                                               different ways of thinking and learning.
                                                                                                                                                                                           identity and cultural awareness in a global context

                                                                                                                               Problem solving                                           • Demonstrate moral/ethical values and
                                                                                                                               A Foundation Year Graduate analyses and evaluates           professional attitudes
                                                                                                                               information to solve problems by making judgements
                                                                                                                               and producing innovative solutions.                       • Able to communicate articulately through the use
                                                                                                                                                                                           of the English Language and work independently
                                                                                                                               Literacy                                                    and/or interdependently in teams
     Pathway to a prestigious university                         Semesterised study mode                                       A Foundation Year Graduate understands and engages
     MUFY is a direct pathway to Monash University, a member     MUFY students complete half of a subject (Unit 1) in one      with the world around them using multiple literacies.     • Demonstrate critical thinking abilities and
     of Australia’s Group of Eight universities recognised for   semester before undertaking the second half (Unit 2) in                                                                   flexibility in different ways of thinking
     excellence in research, teaching and scholarship.           the next semester. This way, students need not face the       Independence
                                                                                                                                                                                         • Able to apply ICT skills and take responsibility for
                                                                 pressure of preparing for a single final examination at the   A Foundation Year Graduate learns and works
                                                                                                                                                                                           one’s own learning
     Recognition in Australia and beyond                         end of the program.                                           independently with integrity and responsibility, using
     The MUFY qualification is also recognised by other                                                                        reflective practice to shape their future learning.       • Demonstrate enterprise skills while taking action
     Australian universities, universities in New Zealand and    Flexibility to improve university entry score                                                                             to support sustainability
     a growing number of established universities in the         To improve their overall score, MUFY students can spend       Collaboration
     UK. This recognition extends to the branch campuses         just one semester retaking some units. That means in order    A Foundation Year Graduate learns and works with
     of foreign universities in Malaysia as well as private      to achieve better results, there is no need to repeat the     others, collaborating effectively to achieve common
     universities in the country.                                entire program which a non-semesterised pre-university        goals while demonstrating empathy and understanding
                                                                 program would require.                                        of different perspectives.
     Non-discipline specific foundation program
     A discipline-specific foundation program such as a          Availability of scholarships                                  Engagement
     foundation in engineering prepares students specifically    MUFY students studying at Sunway College can apply for a      A Foundation Year Graduate responsibly engages in an
     for undergraduate studies in engineering. On the other      broad range of academic and extra-curricular scholarships     internationalised world with cross-cultural competence,
     hand, a non-discipline specific program such as MUFY        made available to both domestic and international             exhibiting, sustainable and inclusive values.
     does not limit students’ options but offers them a broad    students. Similarly, Monash University offers scholarships
     pathway to any university course of their choice.           to MUFY students who achieve excellent results.




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Program Information



     Duration of study                                                                                                             Successful completion of the program
     MUFY is offered as a standard two semester program (January, March and July intakes) or an intensive two semester             A student must pass a minimum of eight different units to complete MUFY successfully. At least six of the eight
     program (August intake). As such, students are expected to complete this full-time program in 2 semesters.                    units must be derived from three subjects i.e. there must be at least three complete subjects. One of the three
                                                                                                                                   complete subjects must be English. The remaining two units can be derived from either the same subject or from
     The duration of each intake is outlined below:                                                                                different subjects. See examples below:

       Standard Intake    Semester 1            Semester 2                  Intensive Intake     Semester 1      Semester 2        Example 1: Standard intake

       January            January – May         July – November             August               August –        January –           Semester 1                                 Semester 2
                                                                                                 November        May
       March              March – June          July – November                                                                      MUF0011 English Unit 1 (Compulsory)        MUF0012 English Unit 2 (Compulsory)

       July               July – November       January – May                                                                        MUF0091 Mathematics Unit 1                 MUF0092 Mathematics Unit 2

                                                                                                                                     MUF0121 Physics Unit 1                     MUF0122 Physics Unit 2
                                                                                                                                     MUF0041 Chemistry Unit 1                   MUF0042 Chemistry Unit 2 OR MUF0061 Economics Unit 1

     Intakes
                                                                                                                                   Students in the standard intakes (January, March & July) study four units in semester one and another four
     There are three standard intakes in January, March and July, and one intensive intake in August.                              in semester two. Students in the intensive intake (August) study three units in semester one and five units in
                                                                                                                                   semester two. The maximum number of units a student may study in a semester is FIVE.

     Admission requirements                                                                                                        Selecting additional units
     Minimum five (5) credits in SPM or O-Level including a credit in English or IELTS 5.5 (writing not less than 5.5), or         Standard intake students may extend their learning by taking a ninth unit (additional one unit) or tenth unit
     equivalent. We have students from about forty countries enrolled in MUFY. For more information on entry requirements          (additional two units). The maximum number of units that can be taken in a semester is five, and in an academic
     and application procedures, international students are advised to refer to our Sunway International Office.                   year, ten. Students wishing to take nine units must ensure that at least eight of the nine units are derived from four
                                                                                                                                   subjects, i.e. there must be at least four complete subjects. One of the four subjects must be English.

     Guide to unit selection                                                                                                       Example 2 (selecting nine units):

     MUFY offers a choice of 12 subjects. Each subject is divided into Unit 1 and Unit 2. English is compulsory and all students
                                                                                                                                     Semester 1                                 Semester 2
     are required to take English Unit 1 and Unit 2.
                                                                                                                                     MUF0011 English Unit 1 (Compulsory)        MUF0012 English Unit 2 (Compulsory)
     List of subjects and their unit components:
                                                                                                                                     MUF0091 Mathematics Unit 1                 MUF0092 Mathematics Unit 2

       Name of subject                 Name of unit                                  Name of unit                                    MUF0121 Physics Unit 1                     MUF0122 Physics Unit 2

       English (compulsory)            MUF0011 English Unit 1                        MUF0012 English Unit 2                          MUF0041 Chemistry Unit 1                   MUF0042 Chemistry Unit 2

                                                                                                                                     MUF0021 Accounting Unit 1
       Accounting                      MUF0021 Accounting Unit 1                     MUF0022 Accounting Unit 2

       Economics                       MUF0061 Economics Unit 1                      MUF0062 Economics Unit 2
                                                                                                                                   Students wishing to take ten units must ensure that at least eight of the ten units are derived from four subjects
       Biology                         MUF0031 Biology Unit 1                        MUF0032 Biology Unit 2                        i.e. there must be at least four complete subjects. One of the four subjects must be English. The remaining two
       Chemistry                       MUF0041 Chemistry Unit 1                      MUF0042 Chemistry Unit 2                      units can be derived from either the same subject or from different subjects.

       Physics                         MUF0121 Physics Unit 1                        MUF0122 Physics Unit 2                        Example 3 (selecting ten units):

       Fundamental Mathematics         MUF0141 Fundamental Mathematics Unit 1        MUF0142 Fundamental Mathematics Unit 2
                                                                                                                                     Semester 1                                 Semester 2
       Mathematics                     MUF0091 Mathematics Unit 1                    MUF0092 Mathematics Unit 2
                                                                                                                                     MUF0011 English Unit 1 (Compulsory)        MUF0012 English Unit 2 (Compulsory)
       Advanced Mathematics            MUF0101 Advanced Mathematics Unit 1           MUF0102 Advanced Mathematics Unit 2
                                                                                                                                     MUF0091 Mathematics Unit 1                 MUF0092 Mathematics Unit 2
       Information and                 MUF0051 Information and                       MUF0052 Information and
                                                                                                                                     MUF0121 Physics Unit 1                     MUF0122 Physics Unit 2
       Communication Technology        Communication Technology Unit 1               Communication Technology Unit 2
                                                                                                                                     MUF0021 Accounting Unit 1                  MUF0022 Accounting Unit 2
       Global Studies                  MUF0131 Global Studies Unit 1                 MUF0132 Global Studies Unit 2
                                                                                                                                     MUF0041 Chemistry Unit 1                   MUF0061 Economics Unit 1
       Contemporary Issues             MUF0151 Contemporary Issues Unit 1            MUF0152 Contemporary Issues Unit 2



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Blended Learning and Bring-Your-Own-                               Counselling and support
     Device (BYOD)                                                      Academic counselling is provided by the teaching and
                                                                        administrative staff of MUFY. Students who need personal
                                                                                                                                                            Program Policies
     MUFY is delivered on a blended learning format which
                                                                        counselling are advised to consult the MUFY ‘We Care’ Team
     combines face-to-face instruction with self-directed
                                                                        comprising Ms. Edith Macintyre, Ms. Pang Chop Moi, Ms.
     learning delivered on an e-learning platform. This enables
                                                                        Agalya Perumal, Ms. Helen James and Ms. Haslina Abd Talib.
     students to develop vital learning skills to cope with
                                                                        Alternatively, students can consult the personal counsellors
     university studies and even life beyond university. To
                                                                        in the Student LIFE Centre or call the Mental Health Hotline
     engage effectively in a blended learning environment,
     students are advised to bring their own electronic devices
                                                                        (+6018-3893220).                                                            Rules on prerequisites and sequencing
     such as a laptop or tablet.
                                                                        Parents’ access to academic progress                                        Unit Code     Unit Title                       Unit Rules
     Assessment Structure                                               The program understands that parents are concerned about
                                                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                                                MUF0011 English Unit 1 • Unit 1 is a prerequisite for Unit 2.
                                                                        their child’s academic progress. Parents can view information
     Students are assessed through a mix of coursework (for                                                                                     MUF0012 English Unit 2 • Units 1 and 2 must be taken sequentially and cannot be taken concurrently.
                                                                        about their child’s attendance as well as performance in
     instance class tests, research projects, assignments,                                                                                      				 Students must satisfactorily complete unit 1 before proceeding to unit 2.
                                                                        coursework online using their child’s login details.
     presentations, investigative reports etc.) and final
     examinations. Coursework constitutes 70% of the total score        To view attendance online, log on to:                                   2
                                                                                                                                                MUF0021 Accounting Unit 1 • Unit 1 is a prerequisite for Unit 2.
     while the remaining 30% is based on final examinations.            http://izone.sunway.edu.my                                              MUF0022 Accounting Unit 2 • Units 1 and 2 must be taken sequentially and cannot be taken concurrently.
                                                                                                                                                				 Students must satisfactorily complete unit 1 before proceeding to unit 2.
                                                                        To view coursework results online, log on to:
     Calculating the MUFY university entry                              http://elearn.sunway.edu.my                                             3
                                                                                                                                                MUF0031 Biology Unit 1 • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially (recommended) or concurrently.
     score                                                              For additional information or to make an appointment to speak
                                                                                                                                                MUF0032 Biology Unit 2 • Before undertaking Unit 1, students should have completed an appropriate
                                                                                                                                                				 year 11 Biology.
     The MUFY university entry score is calculated by adding            to the lecturers, parents are advised to contact the Student
     the eight highest unit scores and dividing that by eight.          Progress Coordinator, Ms. Edith Macintyre at eidihmarye@
                                                                                                                                                4 MUF0041 Chemistry Unit 1 •                           Unit 1 is a prerequisite for Unit 2.
     Each unit included in the calculation needs to be a different      sunway.edu.my or on +603-7491 8622.
                                                                                                                                                  MUF0042 Chemistry Unit 2 •                           Units 1 and 2 must be taken sequentially and cannot be taken concurrently.
     unit. When a unit is repeated, the higher score of that unit                                                                               				                                                   Students must satisfactorily complete unit 1 before proceeding to unit 2.
     replaces the lower one. Any bonus points which may apply           E-Learn                                                                 			                        •                           Before undertaking Unit 1, students should have completed an appropriate
     are then added to this score. Bonus points are calculated by                                                                               				                                                   year 11 Chemistry.
     adding 1.25% of the ninth and tenth unit taken to this score.      E-learn, an online portal employed to support teaching and
                                                                        learning in MUFY, is used across all units of study offered in          5 MUF0051         Information &     • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially (recommended) or concurrently.
                                                                        the program. An interesting feature is it links both lecturers          		                Communication
     Final examinations and results                                     and students in a virtual community. This allows the lecturers          		                Technology Unit 1
                                                                        to not only share materials which can be downloaded at the                MUF0052         Information &
     Part of the assessment for each unit is a final examination
                                                                        students’ convenience, but it also allows them to conduct               		                Communication
     which is conducted at the end of the semester. Attendance is
                                                                        tests and provide prompt feedback to students. E-Learn                  		                Technology Unit 2
     compulsory. Students who are unable to attend must notify
                                                                        also serves as an electronic notice board through which the
     the Student Progress Coordinator, Ms. Edith Macintyre and
                                                                        program communicates with students.                                     6 MUF0061         Economics Unit 1                 • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially or concurrently.
     produce a valid medical certificate or other supporting
                                                                                                                                                  MUF0062         Economics Unit 2
     documents that justify their absence. Such cases are then
     presented as ‘consideration of disadvantage cases’ to the          Extracurricular activities                                              7   MUF0131       Global Studies Unit 1            • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially or concurrently.
     MUFY Board of Studies and the final score to be awarded
                                                                        MUFY lecturers and the MUFY Student Council organise a                      MUF0132       Global Studies Unit 2            • English Unit 1 is a prerequisite for Globalisation Unit 2.
     will be decided by the Board.
                                                                        variety of extracurricular activities throughout the year. These
     Students can view their final results online using their           activities give students the chance to develop skills and enjoy         8 MUF0091 Mathematics Unit 1 • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially (recommended) or concurrently.
                                                                        aspects of student life which they may not get to experience in           MUF0092 Mathematics Unit 2 • Before Undertaking Unit 1, students should have completed an appropriate
     Monash username and password. Actual copies of the
                                                                        the classroom. These activities also provide an opportunity for         				 year 11 Additional Mathematics.
     MUFY Academic Transcript and Certificate may be
     collected about a week after the online release of results.        students to interact with their lecturers in a less formal setting.
                                                                                                                                                9 MUF0101         Advanced                         •   Unit 1 is a prerequisite for Unit 2.
                                                                        •   Orientation camps                    •   MUFY Games                 		                Mathematics Unit 1               •   Units 1 and 2 must be taken sequentially and cannot be taken concurrently.
     Students who fail a particular unit can either register for
                                                                        •   MUFY “SHARITY” Carnival              •   MUFY Talent Quest             MUF0102        Advanced                         •   Unit 1 must be studied in combination with Mathematics Unit 1.
     the same unit again or select a new unit in the following
                                                                        •   Recreational trips                   •   Educational trips          		                Mathematics Unit 2               •   Students must satisfactorily complete unit 1 before proceeding to unit 2.
     semester. There are no re-sits for failed units or re-marking
                                                                        •   Motivational workshops / camps       •   Community projects
     of examination papers. However, students can apply for a
                                                                                                                                                10 MUF0141        Fundamental        • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially or concurrently.
     clerical check within one month of the date of release of          For further information, speak to the Extra-curricular
                                                                                                                                                		                Mathematics Unit 1
     results if they feel that they have not received a fair mark       Development Coordinator, Ms. Helen James.
                                                                                                                                                   MUF0142        Fundamental
     for a particular unit. A charge is associated with this service.
                                                                                                                                                		                Mathematics Unit 2
                                                                        Fee refund
        Grade                                           Score (%)                                                                               11 MUF0121 Physics Unit 1 • Units 1 and 2 can be taken sequentially or concurrently.
                                                                        Enrolment and General fees are NOT refundable. The proportion
                                                                                                                                                   MUF0122 Physics Unit 2 • Before undertaking Unit 1, students should have completed an appropriate
        HD (High Distinction)                           80 - 100        of tuition fee refund, upon official withdrawal, is shown below:
                                                                                                                                                				 year 11 Physics.
                                                                        - 75% refund (by the 5th working day from the commencement
        D (Distinction)                                  70 - 79
                                                                          of semester)
        C (Credit)                                       60 - 69                                                                                12 MUF0151        Contemporary Issues Unit 1       Information will be made available in Semester 1, 2018.
                                                                        - 50% refund (by the 6th-8th working day from the
                                                                                                                                                   MUF0152        Contemporary Issues Unit 2
        P (Pass)                                         50 - 59          commencement of semester)
                                                                        - No refund (after the 8th working day from the commencement
        N (Fail)                                          0 - 49
                                                                          of semester)                                                        NOTE: The MUFY programme at Sunway College reserves the right to NOT offer a unit if less than ten students enroll for that unit.

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advantage. The taking of any unauthorised material into
       Passing a complete subject                                      Attendance                                                     Program progression                                          examinations, such as notes, unauthorised dictionaries or
                                                                                                                                                                                                   unauthorised calculators, will be regarded as cheating.
     Students must pass Unit 1 and Unit 2 of a subject i.e. obtain   Absence from class                                             Students are expected to successfully complete the MUFY        Students should also note that essays, assignments and
     a minimum 50% in order to achieve an overall pass for           Attendance is taken daily and great importance is placed       program in 2 semesters. As such, students passing less         other work are generally understood to be the student’s
     that subject. Students passing Unit 1 but failing Unit 2 or     on regular and punctual attendance as it is a major            than half of the units enrolled in a semester indicate an      own work and where any such work is identical with,
     the reverse do not achieve an overall pass for that subject     determinant of success on the MUFY program. As such, a         inability to cope with the program and will therefore be       or similar to, another student’s work, an assumption of
     even though the average of the two marks is over 50%. For       student who is absent from class must produce one of the       advised to discontinue their studies.                          cheating may arise. Where students wish to undertake
     example, a student who obtains 40% for Economics Unit           following in support of the absence:                                                                                          work in conjunction with other students, they must seek
     1 and 70% for Economics Unit 2 does not pass Economics                                                                                                                                        and obtain the approval of the subject teacher/lecturer.
     since Unit 1 of the subject has not been passed.                A. medical certificate; the medical certificate must             Academic integrity and misconduct
                                                                        provide the following details:                                                                                             Collusion
                                                                        a. the date that the student was examined                   What is Academic Integrity?                                    Collusion is the submission by students of substantially
       Repeating units                                                  b. duration of medical leave allowed                        Students have academic integrity when they equip               similar pieces of work and is prima facie evidence of
                                                                        c. notes explaining the nature and severity of the          themselves with the skills necessary to:                       cheating. Substantial similarity of work can occur only if
     Students can repeat Unit 1 or Unit 2 of a subject provided             illness; examples of medical conditions that justify                                                                   the students have:
                                                                                                                                    • participate in their learning fairly,
     that no more than five units are taken in that semester.               absence                                                                                                                • copied each other
                                                                                                                                    • collaborate with students and lecturers respectfully,
     However, students are permitted to repeat any given unit           d. the signature and official stamp of the doctor                                                                          • copied another student’s work
                                                                                                                                    • reference the use of another’s work and ideas, and
     only ONCE. A student who has enrolled for the maximum           B. letter from parent/guardian                                                                                                • copied from another source such as a print/internet
                                                                                                                                    • manage time and effort to maximise one’s academic
     number of units and who wishes to repeat units can do so        C. letter from the relevant authorities e.g., scholarship                                                                       publication
                                                                                                                                      potential.
     in the following semester.                                         interview letter etc.                                                                                                      • reproduced their lecture notes
                                                                                                                                    What is Academic Misconduct?
                                                                     Students must produce these documents in advance               Using dishonest means to gain unfair academic advantage        Falsification of Identity
       Improving the score of passed units                           of their leave (in the case of non-medical reasons) or         is academic misconduct. Academic misconduct includes;          Impersonation of another person for the purposes of
                                                                     immediately upon their return to class. These documents                                                                       completing an assessed task is a serious form of academic
     Students who have passed Unit 1 or Unit 2 of a subject          must be signed by the lecturer(s) concerned before being                                                                      misconduct. Signing an attendance register on behalf of
                                                                                                                                    Plagiarism
     but wish to improve their MUFY university entry score can       submitted to the Student Progress Coordinator, Ms. Edith                                                                      another student is another example of falsification of
                                                                                                                                    Plagiarism means to take and use another person’s ideas
     re-enrol provided that no more than five units are taken in     Macintyre.                                                                                                                    identity.
                                                                                                                                    and work and passing them off as one’s own by failing
     that semester. Alternatively, the units can be repeated in
                                                                                                                                    to give appropriate acknowledgement. The submission
     the following semester. However, students are permitted to      Consequences of absence from class                                                                                            Fabrication of Results
                                                                                                                                    of essays and assignments is an essential part of the
     repeat any given unit only ONCE.                                Attendance is monitored on a two-week basis. Students                                                                         Many coursework tasks in the MUFY course require
                                                                                                                                    learning process and a vital way of assessing a student’s
                                                                     must fulfil an attendance requirement of 80%. A student        understanding of a subject. The work submitted must            students to research and survey for the purpose of
     The highest mark combination will be used to determine          who does not fulfil this requirement without a valid                                                                          collecting data. It is important that all information
                                                                                                                                    therefore be a student’s own work. This does not mean
     the MUFY university entry score.                                reason will receive an absenteeism report. In addition,                                                                       generated from the data is legitimate and free from
                                                                                                                                    that students may not make use of the work of others.
                                                                     the student will be issued a warning letter. After two         However, in quoting or paraphrasing material from other        invention and alteration and that the work constitutes a
                                                                     warning letters, the student will be barred from taking the    sources, those sources must be acknowledged in full. This      truthful representation of the line of investigation studied.
       Adding and dropping units                                     upcoming assessment.                                           is usually identified by using indentation or italics with a
                                                                                                                                    reference to the author. It may be useful for a student to     MUFY students are reminded that any form of academic
     Students select the units they wish to study at the beginning   Absence from assessments                                                                                                      misconduct is taken seriously and there are expected
                                                                                                                                    seek the help of a tutor in preparing a piece of work and to
     of each semester. However, if they find that they have made     Students who are unable to take an assessment                                                                                 consequences.
                                                                                                                                    enlist the help of fellow students in sorting out ideas. The
     an unsuitable choice of units, they are allowed to change       for medical or personal reasons must produce the               final product, however, must be the student’s own words,
     their selection of units by adding or dropping certain units    document(s) outlined in A–C above. These documents                                                                            Where the academic misconduct is confirmed, the range
                                                                                                                                    graphics, drawings and the like.
     within the first two weeks.                                     must be produced either in advance of absence (in the                                                                         of penalties can include, but are not limited to;
                                                                     case of non-medical reasons) or immediately upon return        Cheating                                                       • a severe warning;
                                                                     to class.                                                      Cheating means seeking to obtain an unfair advantage           • disallowance of the work concerned by prohibiting
       Mathematics units                                                                                                            in an examination or in other written or practical work          assessment;
                                                                     Subsequently, students must report to the Student              required to be submitted or completed by a student for         • where the work has been assessed, annulling the result
     It is important to note that Mathematics is a requirement       Progress Coordinator, Ms. Edith Macintyre within 48 hours                                                                       of the assessed work;
                                                                                                                                    assessment. Assisting to cheat means assisting a student
     for a number of undergraduate courses.                          of their return to class to seek permission to take the                                                                       • failure of the unit;
                                                                                                                                    in an examination or other written or practical work with
                                                                     assessment at another time. Failure to do so will result in    the intention that the student will thereby obtain an unfair   • exclusion from MUFY.
     It is NOT possible for students to study the following:         the student being awarded zero mark for that particular
     • Advanced Mathematics without Mathematics                      assessment.
     • Fundamental Mathematics in combination with
       Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics                          Class punctuality
                                                                     Students who are more than 5 minutes late will be marked
     Students are allowed to switch from one Mathematics             “late” in the attendance record. Students who are more
     subject to another, for instance, from Mathematics to           than 15 minutes late will be marked “absent” and they
     Fundamental Mathematics. However, by doing so, the              may not be allowed into the class if the lecturer feels that
     student will forfeit the score achieved in Mathematics. In      it will disrupt learning.
     other words, only the Fundamental Mathematics score will
     contribute to the overall MUFY score.




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Unit Descriptions

        MUF0011 English Unit 1:                                            MUF0012 English Unit 2:                                                   MUF0021 Accounting Unit 1:                                                      MUF0022 Accounting Unit 2:
        Academic Skills and Composition                                    Exploring Ideas                                                           Fundamentals of Accounting                                                      Financial Accounting



     Overview                                                           Overview                                                                 Overview                                                                        Overview
     English develops your language, research, organisational and       This unit is intended to build on the skills developed in English Unit   Accounting is the process of recording and reporting financial data, and        Unit 2 will focus on the next phase of an accounting system
     study skills to prepare you for tertiary education in Australia.   1: Academic Skills and Composition. Students will further develop        plays an important role in the successful operation and management              - the preparation of financial records in order to prepare
     You will learn how to speak confidently, listen, understand        language skills (writing, speaking, listening, and argument),            of any business. In order to be able to meet the requirements of these          financial reports, an analysis of those financial reports and
     and analyse ideas, and become a strong reader and writer of        research skills, organisational and study skills. In addition, they      processes, Accountants will need to be problem solvers, critical thinkers,      decision-making by small trading businesses studied in Unit
     academic English.                                                  will explore a range of concepts through reading and responding          communicators and organised individuals!                                        1. Assuming prior knowledge of Unit 1 Accounting, students
                                                                        to texts and develop their understanding of academic writing                                                                                             will focus on the complexities of recognizing revenue and
     Knowledge outcomes                                                 conventions. Students will build their research and reflection           Knowledge outcomes                                                              expenses using an accrual approach. Financial data and
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                  skills through a major research project. This unit aims to provide       At the end of this unit, students will be able to:                              information will be collected, recorded, reported, analyzed,
     • Develop strategies for comprehending, interpreting and           students with opportunities to develop the skills necessary to           • Identify & define types of business enterprise activitiestrading/service/     evaluated and interpreted. This unit will further enable students
       communicating written and verbal information                     function as confident and competent listeners, speakers, readers           manufacturing                                                                 to develop their financial knowledge and skills, which may then
     • Apply appropriate referencing techniques and conventions         and writers of English, building upon the skills developed in Unit       • Identify & describe stakeholders in a trading business                        be taken further through additional study or put to a practical
     • Develop an understanding of how to collect, organise, analyse,   1, consolidating knowledge of academic practices and language            • Describe examples of transactions of a trading business                       application in an employment setting.
       synthesise and evaluate information                              and preparing students for a tertiary educational setting.               • Identify and describe stages in the Accounting process
     • Apply strategies and conventions for note-taking,                                                                                         • Identify & apply appropriate Accounting Principles & Qualitative              Knowledge outcomes
       paraphrasing, summarising and synthesis                          Knowledge outcomes                                                         Characteristics throughout the unit                                           At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     • Understand how best to develop, argue and support their          At the end of this unit students will know how to:                       • Identify & describe accounting elements and relationships between             • Explain the elements of an accounting system
       own point of view                                                • Comprehend, interpret and communicate written and verbal                 them                                                                          • Apply Qualitative Characteristics to accounting information
                                                                                                                                                 • Analyse the twofold effect of transactions using the accounting equation
     • Use conventions of academic writing                                information                                                                                                                                              for reporting for profit, cash and financial position
                                                                                                                                                 • Apply the rules of double entry accounting to transaction analysis and
     • Understand value of feedback and self-reflection in informing    • Collect, organise, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information                                                                                        • Apply Accounting Principles to the reporting of accounting
                                                                                                                                                   the recording process
       learning progress                                                • Explore and respond to a range of ideas through the study of                                                                                             information for reporting for profit, cash and financial
                                                                                                                                                 • Identify transactions from source documents
     • Understand the importance of academic integrity in both an         various texts                                                                                                                                            position
                                                                                                                                                 • Describe purpose and nature of Special Journals and the General
       educational and professional setting                             • Research and present information on a topic                                                                                                            • Identify the nature and purpose of adjustments needed for
                                                                                                                                                   Journal
                                                                        • Plan their work and prioritise their time                                                                                                                revenue and expenses in order to secure meaningful financial
                                                                                                                                                 • Identify and describe transactions in Special Journals and the General
     Skills and behaviours outcomes                                     • Draft, edit and proofread                                                                                                                                reports
                                                                                                                                                   Journal
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                  • Act on feedback and evaluate their own learning progress                                                                                               • Explain the distinction between cash and profit
                                                                                                                                                 • Identify and describe transactions related to the movement of stock into
     • Employ strategies for comprehending, interpreting and                                                                                                                                                                     • Prepare financial reports for profit determination, cash flow
                                                                                                                                                   and out of the business
       communicating written and verbal information                     Skills and behaviours outcomes                                                                                                                             and financial position
                                                                                                                                                 • Identify and describe limitations of preparing a Trial Balance
     • Participate in collaborative learning through speaking,          At the end of this unit students will be able to:                                                                                                        • Prepare extracts of financial reports
                                                                                                                                                 • Analyse and evaluate the relationships between control accounts,
       listening and co-operation                                       • Demonstrate an understanding of personal identity in                                                                                                   • Prepare financial reports for performance and assessment
                                                                                                                                                   subsidiary records and schedules of subsidiary records
     • Apply critical thinking skills through reflective decision-        conjunction with being able to show an emerging global vision                                                                                          • Assess the performance of a business in relation to
                                                                                                                                                 • Analyse the relationship between Financial Statements
       making                                                             through the exploration of a range of ideas in texts and by                                                                                              profitability, liquidity, efficiency and stability
                                                                                                                                                 • Identify, define and prepare fully classified financial statements- Balance
     • Take responsibility for their own growth in learning through       researching a challenging topic                                                                                                                        • Provide strategies for improvement in business performance
                                                                                                                                                   Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement
       self-diagnosis, self evaluation and establishing goals           • Participate in collaborative learning through speaking, listening
     • Demonstrate articulate communication through using the             and co-operation                                                       Skills and behaviours outcomes                                                  Skills and behaviours outcomes
       English language                                                 • Apply critical thinking skills through inquiry-based learning and      At the end of this unit students will be able to:                               At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     • Read for gist and read for meaning                                 reflective decisionmaking                                              • Record financial data from source documents both manually and with            • Record financial data from source documents
     • Use language to analyse an argument in both oral and written     • Take responsibility for their own growth in learning through             information and communication technologies (ICT) using journals,              • Record specific transactions relating to balance day
       form                                                               establishing goals, selfdiagnosis and self-evaluation                    ledger accounts and subsidiary records                                          adjustments
     • Use language to present and support an argument in oral and      • Demonstrate articulate communication using the English                 • Summarise financial data and prepare classified financial reports – the       • Prepare closing entries and post-adjusted Trial Balances
       written forms                                                      language                                                                 Cash Flow Statement, Income Statement and Balance Sheet                       • Prepare classified Cash Flow Statements, Income Statements,
     • Demonstrate academic skills such as note-taking,                 • Read for meaning                                                       • Explain the movement of stock through a trading business, recognising           Balance Sheets and extracts of these financial reports
       paraphrasing, synthesis of ideas and citation of sources         • Plan, structure and revise their own writing                             its role as an asset and an expense                                           • Use correct accounting terminology
     • Demonstrate an awareness of the principles of academic           • Plan, prioritise and manage time                                       • Explain the five Accounting Elements - Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s           • Apply theoretical knowledge to simulated situations
       integrity and be able to apply this in their own academic        • Use language to communicate in both oral and written form                Equity, Revenue and Expenses                                                  • Analyze financial reports and communicate results to
       conduct                                                          • Employ ICT as a mode of research, communication and                    • Apply appropriately the Accounting Principles and Qualitative                   interested parties
                                                                          presentation                                                             Characteristics to the recording and reporting of financial information       • Evaluate business performance and provide strategies for
     Assessment                                                         • Collect, interpret and present mathematical data as supportive         • Use correct accounting terminology                                              improvement for the future in terms of profitability, liquidity,
                                                                          evidence in a research report                                          • Apply theoretical knowledge to simulated situations                             efficiency and stability
       Assessment Task                                 Weighting
                                                                        • Demonstrate sustainability and enterprise skills through
       Task 1: Synthesis Writing                           15%            initiative, problem-solving, reflection and revision                   Assessment                                                                      Assessment
       Task 2: Group Essay                                 10%
                                                                                                                                                   Assessment Task                                      Weighting                  Assessment Task                                    Weighting
       Task 3: Group Presentation                          10%          Assessment
                                                                                                                                                   Task 1: Engagement in Learning                          15%                     Task 1: Engagement in Learning                         15%
       Task 4: Individual Reflection                       10%            Assessment Task                                    Weighting             Task 2: Case Study                                      10%                     Task 2: Skills & Applications Task (Test)              20%
       Task 5: Argument Essay                              15%            Task 1: Literature Paper                               15%               Task 3: Problem Solving Test                            15%                     Task 3: Academic Poster                                15%
       Participation                                       10%            Task 2: Research Paper                                 45%               Task 4: Group Presentation                              10%                     Task 4: Case Study                                     20%
       Examination                                        30%             Participation                                          10%               Task 5: Skills and Applications Exercise                20%                     Examination                                            30%
                                                                          Examination                                            30%               Examination                                             30%
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MUF0031 Biology Unit 1:                                            MUF0032 Biology Unit 2:                                             MUF0041 Chemistry Unit 1:                                         MUF0042 Chemistry Unit 2:
        The Basis For Life                                                 The Blueprint for Life                                              Chemistry and the Natural World                                   Chemistry and the Changing World



     Overview                                                           Overview                                                            Overview                                                          Overview
     Biology is the study of living things, their structures and        Biology is the study of living things, their structures and         Unit 1 Chemistry examines the structure and properties of         Unit 2 explores the area of Organic Chemistry and Energy
     functions. The study of Biology provides the student with an       functions. The study of Biology provides the student with an        matter. It is concerned with the behavior and interaction         and the impact of these on society and us. The development
     understanding of the natural world and the role that humans        understanding of the natural world and the role that humans         of chemical substances and the changes that occur during          of new medicines and understanding their interaction with
     play within it. It also provides the student with a scientific     play within it. It also provides the student with a scientific      chemical reactions. Unit 1 Chemistry provides insights into       biological macromolecules along with the development of new
     framework upon which to build hypothesis and design valid,         framework upon which to build hypothesis and design valid,          natural phenomena at the molecular level, a framework of          sustainable polymers and energy sources are all very important
     controlled experiments.                                            controlled experiments. In this unit, students will develop their   knowledge for the development of new materials and the means      areas of chemistry in a changing world. Unit 2 builds of the
                                                                        understanding of cellular reproduction; Mendelian genetics;         for the attainment of a sustainable environment for the future.   fundamental knowledge developed in Unit 1 to understand the
     In this unit, students will develop their understanding of         mutation and its role in variation within populations; the                                                                            world around us.
     the structure and function of cells; the processes involved in     mechanisms of evolution including primate evolution.                Knowledge outcomes
     the biological reactions of photosynthesis and respiration;                                                                            At the end of this unit students will be able to:                 Knowledge outcomes
     homeostatic control of breathing, blood glucose and                Knowledge outcomes                                                  • Demonstrate an understanding of the language of Chemistry       At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     thermoregulation; and the function of the human immune             At the end of this unit students will be able to:                   • Complete calculations relating to the mole, solutions, gases    • Demonstrate an understanding of the language of Chemistry
     system.                                                            • Demonstrate an understanding and appropriate use of the             and stoichiometry                                               • Describe the structure, bonding and reactions of a range
                                                                          language of Biology                                               • Demonstrate an understanding of atomic structure, the trends      of organic compounds including polymers and biological
     Knowledge outcomes                                                 • Compare and contrast sexual and asexual reproduction in             in the Periodic Table and bonding                                 macromolecules
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                    terms of cellular processes and the effects of variation within   • Relate bonding to the properties of substances                  • Demonstrate an understanding of techniques used to isolate
     • Demonstrate an understanding of the language of Biology            a population                                                      • Demonstrate an understanding of thermochemistry, rates and        and quantify organic compounds
     • Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method and        • Demonstrate an understanding of the mechanisms of                   equilibrium concepts of reactions                               • Demonstrate an understanding of the techniques used to
       the features of a welldesigned experiment                          inheritance and the effect of mutation on variation within a      • Demonstrate an understanding of acids and bases, including        determine the structure of an organic compound
     • Demonstrate an understanding the structure and function of         population and survival of a species                                theories, pH calculations and buffers                           • Demonstrate an understanding of the energy changes in
       biological molecules, enzymes and energy systems                 • Demonstrate an understanding of the processes of various                                                                              chemical reactions and how this can be quantified.
     • Compare and contrast different cells and relate cell structure     biotechnologies and genetic engineering as well as the            Skills and behaviours outcomes                                    • Demonstrate an understanding of the interconversion of
       to function                                                        advantages, disadvantages and ethical concerns of their use       At the end of this unit students will be able to:                   chemical energy to electrical energy in electrochemical cells.
     • Demonstrate an understanding of homeostasis, negative            • Demonstrate an understanding of the evidence for and              • Work independently or as a team to achieve outcomes
       feedback and the role of the nervous system and endocrine          mechanisms of evolution                                           • Present data or other scientific information using an           Skills and behaviours outcomes
       system                                                           • Demonstrate an understanding of primate evolution including         appropriate format                                              At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     • Demonstrate an understanding of pathogens and the immune           the strengths and weaknesses of the models of hominin             • Apply chemical and general scientific knowledge to identify,    • Work independently or as a team to achieve outcomes
       system, immunity and autoimmune diseases                           evolution                                                           analyse and solve problems using appropriate chemical           • Present data or other scientific information using an
                                                                                                                                              models, equations and calculations                                appropriate format
     Skills and behaviours outcomes                                     Skills and behaviours outcomes                                      • Collect, record and analyse data and evaluate experimental      • Apply chemical and general scientific knowledge to identify,
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                  At the end of this unit students will be able to:                     design                                                            analyse and solve problems using appropriate chemical
     • Work independently or as a team to achieve outcomes              • Work independently or as a team to achieve outcomes               • Research, interpret and communicate information accurately        models, equations and calculations
     • Apply biological and general scientific knowledge to identify    • Apply biological and general scientific knowledge to identify       relevant to a scientific concept                                • Collect, record and analyse data and evaluate experimental
       and analyse concepts                                               and analyse concepts                                              • Recognise the importance of green chemistry and safety in         design
     • Present data or other scientific information using an            • Present data or other scientific information using an               the laboratory and comply with safety procedures                • Research, interpret and communicate information accurately
       appropriate format                                                 appropriate format                                                                                                                    relevant to a scientific concept
     • Collect, record and analyse data and evaluate experimental       • Collect, record and analyse data and evaluate experimental        Assessment                                                        • Recognise the importance of Green Chemistry and safety in
       design                                                             design                                                                                                                                the laboratory and comply with safety procedures
                                                                                                                                              Assessment Task                                Weighting
     • Research, interpret and communicate information accurately       • Research, interpret and communicate information accurately
       relevant to a scientific concepts                                  relevant to a scientific concepts                                   Task 1: Skills and Application Task                10%          Assessment
     • Recognise the importance of ethics and safety in the             • Recognise the importance of ethics and safety in the                Task 2: Practical Assessment (x3)                 30%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Assessment Task                                 Weighting
       laboratory and comply with safety procedures                       laboratory and comply with safety procedures                        Task 3: Research Assignment                       20%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Task 1: Skills and Application Task                 10%
                                                                                                                                              Participation                                      10%
     Assessment                                                         Assessment                                                                                                                              Task 2: Practical Assessment (x3)                  30%
                                                                                                                                              Final Examination                                 30%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Task 3: Research Assignment                        20%
       Assessment Task                                 Weighting          Assessment Task                                  Weighting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Participation                                       10%
       Task 1: Skills and Application Task                 10%            Task 1: Skills and Application Task                 10%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Final Examination                                  30%
       Task 2: Practical Assessment (x3)                  30%             Task 2: Practical Assessment (x3)                   30%
       Task 3: Research Presentation                      20%             Task 3: Research Presentation                       20%
       Participation                                       10%            Participation                                       10%
       Examination                                        30%             Examination                                         30%




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MUF0051 ICT Unit 1: Introduction                                     MUF0052 ICT Unit 2:                                                  MUF0061 Economics Unit 1:                                            MUF0062 Economics Unit 2:
        to Computers and Programming                                         Programming, Database and Data Science                               Introduction to Microeconomics                                       An introduction to Macroeconomics



     Overview                                                            Overview                                                             Overview                                                             Overview
     In this unit students will focus on processing data into            In Unit 2 ICT students will focus on how data is acquired,           Economics is the study of making choices. It involves analysing      The focus of this unit is to provide students with an introduction
     information, using digital systems, to create information           managed, and manipulated to meet a particular need.                  economic decision making about how limited resources are             to the major concepts and principles of macroeconomics.
     products.                                                                                                                                allocated to produce goods and services to satisfy people’s          Students are introduced to a range of theories and models
                                                                         In Study Area 1 students will examine how database management        unlimited needs and wants. The study of Economics is critical        to assist them in analysing the macroeconomic goals and
     In Study Area 1 students will collect primary data, use             systems are used to store and manipulate data. In Study Area         to understanding why individuals, firms and societies behave as      performance of an economy. Key domestic economic goals
     spreadsheet software to interrogate the data, then present          2 students will handle large data sets, acquired from secondary      they do. When you learn to think like an economist you will view     related to economic growth, low inflation and full employment,
     their findings to an audience. In Study Area 2 students will be     sources, and use software to manipulate the data. In Study Area      life differently and make more effective decisions. Unit 1 focuses   along with external relationships are considered. These topics
     introduced to programming by creating applications using the        3 students will use a programming language to create working         on microeconomic decision making. Students will learn about          are followed by an examination of the two major areas of
     Scratch programming environment. In Study Area 3 students           modules.                                                             the economic way of thinking, markets and decision making of         government macroeconomic policy: fiscal and monetary policy.
     will examine how digital system components are used to                                                                                   firms.
     convert data into information.                                      Knowledge outcomes                                                                                                                        Knowledge outcomes
                                                                         At the end of this unit students will be able to:                    Knowledge outcomes                                                   At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     Knowledge outcomes                                                  • Stages involved in the software development process.               At the end of this unit students will be able to:                    • Define key macroeconomic concepts and principles
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                   • Design tools used to represent software solutions.                 • Explain key economic concepts and the relationship between         • Explain the nature and operation of macroeconomic activity
     • Survey question types (and input controls) used to collect        • Software types and functions used to manipulate data.                them.                                                                and theory
       different types of data.                                          • Techniques used to input and output data and information.          • Explain and illustrate the operation of the market system.         • Explain the nature and importance of key macroeconomic
     • Design tools used to plan the appearance and/or the               • Characteristics and purposes of data types and data formats.       • Explain sources of market failure and reasons for government         goals including economic growth, low inflation, full
       functionality of information products.                            • Functions and techniques used to validate data.                      intervention in the market.                                          employment and external stability and describe the factors
     • Software functions and techniques used to process data into       • Functions and techniques used to test that a solution is           • Describe the main characteristics of the four types of market        that may influence the achievement of these goals
       information.                                                        working as expected.                                                 structure and analyse the factors that affect the level of         • Explain the nature and operation of government
     • Conventions appropriate to particular information products.       • Purpose of data science and techniques used to uncover               competition in each.                                                 macroeconomic (budgetary/fiscal and monetary) policies
     • Techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of an                 findings within data sets.                                         • Evaluate perfect competition and monopoly in terms of                used to manage the economy
       information product.                                                                                                                     efficiency                                                         • Evaluate the appropriateness of government macroeconomic
     • Purpose and elements of a visual programming environment.         Skills and behaviours outcomes                                                                                                              policies (budgetary/fiscal and monetary) policies used to
     • Capabilities and functions of digital system components.          At the end of this unit students will be able to:                    Skills and behaviours outcomes                                         manage the economy
     • Advantages and disadvantages of using cloud computing and         • Develop software solutions following the software                  At the end of this unit students will be able to:                    • Discuss the possible consequences of specific macroeconomic
       networks.                                                           development process.                                               • Appropriately apply and use economic concepts, theories,             policies (budgetary/fiscal and monetary) decisions
                                                                         • Use appropriate design tools to plan a software solution.            models and tools.
     Skills and behaviours outcomes                                      • Select appropriate data types and formats to store and             • Use a range of sources to acquire economic information.            Skills and behaviours outcomes
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                     display data.                                                      • Research and communicate economic information.                     At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     • Construct relevant survey questions to collect a range of         • Apply software functions and features to input, manipulate,        • Interpret and analyse numerical data.                              • Appropriately apply and use economic concepts, theories,
       primary data.                                                       output and validate data.                                          • Construct diagrams and tables to represent economic data.            models and tools.
     • Select appropriate design tools to plan particular information    • Apply computational thinking skills to develop instructions to     • Think critically about economic issues and problems.               • Use a range of sources to acquire economic information.
       products.                                                           solve problems.                                                    • Develop an awareness of how political, ethical, environmental,     • Research and communicate economic information.
     • Use correct software functions and techniques to produce the      • Create and apply a test plan to confirm if a solution is working     global and social factors may influence the outcomes of            • Interpret and analyse numerical data.
       information required.                                               as expected.                                                         economic decision making.                                          • Construct diagrams and tables to represent economic data.
     • Incorporate suitable conventions to enhance the appearance        • Work collaboratively to interrogate data to confirm or refute a                                                                         • Think critically about economic issues and problems.
       of the information.                                                 hypothesis.                                                        Assessment                                                           • Develop an awareness of how political, ethical, environmental,
     • Apply techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of information     • Use a range of methods to communicate clearly in English.                                                                                 global and social factors may influence the outcomes of
                                                                                                                                                Assessment Task                                   Weighting
       products.                                                                                                                                                                                                     economic decision making.
     • Apply computational thinking to develop an application using      Assessment                                                             Task 1: Skills and Application Task 1                10%
       a programming language.                                                                                                                  Task 2a: Skills and Application Task 2               15%           Assessment
                                                                           Assessment Task                                   Weighting
     • Work collaboratively and effectively to explain the function of                                                                          Task 2b: Case Study and Report                       15%
                                                                           Task 1: Database management system task              20%                                                                                  Assessment Task                                   Weighting
       digital system components.                                                                                                               Task 3: Group Research Presentation and              20%
     • Use feedback to reflect on their own learning and to develop        Task 2: Data science (group) project                 20%             Individual Reflection                                                Task 1: Skills and Application Task 1                10%
       strategies for improvement.                                         Task 3: Programming practical task                   10%             Participation                                        10%             Task 1b: Group Presentation and Individual Reflection20%
                                                                           Task 4: Programming written test                     10%             Examination                                          30%             Task 2: Research Essay                               20%
     Assessment                                                                                                                                                                                                      Task 3: Skills and Application Task                  10%
                                                                           Participation                                        10%
       Assessment Task                                  Weighting          Written examination                                  30%                                                                                  Participation                                        10%
       Task 1: Data Analysis Project                       20%                                                                                                                                                       Examination                                          30%
       Task 2: Programming Project                         20%
       Task 3a: Written Test                               10%
       Task 3b: Group Film Project                         10%
       Participation                                       10%
       Examination                                         30%



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MUF0091 Mathematics Unit 1:                                                 MUF0092 Mathematics Unit 2: Number                             MUF0101 Advanced Mathematics Unit 1:                                MUF0102 Advanced Mathematics Unit 2:
         Functions and Calculus                                                      Patterns, Probability and Statistics                           Essential Concepts                                                  Calculus with Applications



     Overview                                                                     Overview                                                       Overview                                                           Overview
     This course explores the properties of a wide range of functions and their   Unit 2 explores the concepts and relationships within          This course will give students the opportunity to develop their    Monash University Foundation Year Advanced Mathematics has
     graphs, as well as the calculus process of differentiation. Applications     the study of Integration, Probability Theory, Probability      literacy and ways of critical and creative thinking through        been designed to prepare students who intend to undertake
     of these properties and processes are an important part of this unit. In     Distributions and Statistics. Applications of these concepts   mathematical discourse. Students will learn to explore, explain,   tertiary courses with a high mathematical content, or which use
     this course, students will develop the critical, logical and communicative   and processes are an integral part of this unit.               link essential mathematical concepts and sophisticated ideas as    a considerable amount of mathematical reasoning. The syllabus
     skills to solve real world problems using higher order mathematical                                                                         well as work mathematically by applying elegant techniques.        caters for mathematically able students, giving them a chance
     concepts.                                                                    Knowledge outcomes                                             Students will experience and investigate the thinking of           to explore a wide range of mathematical concepts, knowledge
                                                                                  At the end of this unit students will be able to:              Mathematics in real-life world applications with and without the   and skills.
     Knowledge outcomes                                                           • Apply integration techniques in the solution of problems     use of technology.
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                            • Understand basic probability theory, identify specified                                                                         Advanced Mathematics may be a prerequisite subject for a
     • Recognise power functions (f(x)=xn when n = -1, 1, 2, 3, 4, ½), their        strategies and techniques of probability calculations        Monash University Foundation Year Advanced Mathematics has         number of Monash University destination degrees.
       graphs and be familiar with their properties                                 including Venn, Karnaugh, lattice and tree diagrams          been designed to prepare students who intend to undertake
     • Recognise exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric (excluding the        • Understand conditional probability and independent           tertiary courses with a high mathematical content, or which use    Knowledge outcomes
       graph of the tangent function) functions and be familiar with their          events                                                       a considerable amount of mathematical reasoning.                   At the end of this unit students will be able to:
       properties                                                                 • Use counting techniques (permutations/arrangements                                                                              • Recall mathematical facts related to Differentiation,
     • Solve polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric equations       and combinations/selections) to calculate probabilities      Advanced Mathematics may be a prerequisite subject for a             Integration, Differential Equations, Kinematics and Vector
       (including equations with tangent), and applications in word problems      • Identify the properties of discrete and continuous random    number of Monash University destination degrees.                     Calculus
     • Identify and use the properties of inverse functions                         variables and understand the idea of a probability                                                                              • Identify and explain concepts and terminology outlined in
     • Calculate average and instantaneous rates of change, including the use       distribution                                                 Knowledge outcomes                                                   each Study Area
       of the differentiation process for the functions relevant to this unit     • Recognise and identify the properties of the binomial and    At the end of this unit students will be able to:                  • Effectively use symbols, key terms, notation and mathematical
     • Use differentiation for curve sketching and optimisation problems            normal probability distributions                             • Define and explain concepts and techniques related to Conics,      conventions associated with the Study Areas
     • Use problem solving strategies such as: partitioning problems into sub-    • Be able to solve mathematical problems using probability       Matrices, Linear Algebra, Vectors, Trigonometry and Complex      • Apply a range of techniques to manipulate algebraic
       problems to simplify and organise the investigation process, identifying     concepts and probability distributions                         Numbers                                                            expressions including expanding, factorising, substituting and
       and working on related problems, and checking validity of answers          • Identify and apply specified methods for organising,         • Apply related mathematical concepts and techniques to solve        solving equations
     • Communicate arguments and strategies, when solving problems, using           displaying, summarising and analysing data sets                problems involving Conics, Matrices, Linear Algebra, Vectors,    • Apply a range of specific techniques to obtain antiderivatives
       appropriate mathematical language                                                                                                           Trigonometry and Complex Numbers including worded                  for a wide range of functions without use of technology
     • Use mathematical knowledge to solve problems set in ‘real world’           Skills and behaviours outcomes                                   application problems                                             • Interpret and analyse modelling problems and demonstrate
       contexts                                                                   At the end of this unit students will be able to:              • Communicate and explain strategies with reasoning when             independent thinking in solving such problems
     • Apply knowledge in both routine and non-routine questions                  • Work independently, and as an effective member of a            solving problems, using appropriate mathematical language        • Utilise appropriate technology to support problem solving
                                                                                    team, to solve mathematical problems                         • Use mathematical knowledge to solve problems set in ‘real
     Skills and behaviours outcomes                                               • Communicate mathematical ideas using relevant                  world’ contexts                                                  Skills and behaviours outcomes
     At the end of this unit students will be able to:                              vocabulary and symbols                                       • Choose and use technology appropriately and efficiently          At the end of this unit students will be able to:
     • Work independently, and as an effective member of a team, to solve         • Interpret mathematical information, and ascertain the                                                                           • Interpret key terms of each Study Area (e.g. Solid of revolution,
       mathematical problems                                                        reasonableness of solutions to problems                      Skills and behaviours outcomes                                       differential equation, vector function)
     • Communicate mathematical ideas using relevant vocabulary and               • Demonstrate awareness of different ways of thinking          At the end of this unit students will be able to:                  • Communicate mathematical ideas using relevant vocabulary
       symbols                                                                      and problem solving in contexts involving graphs and         • Demonstrate independent learning                                 • Make conclusion statements using mathematical expressions
     • Interpret mathematical information, and ascertain the reasonableness         functions.                                                   • Work as an effective member of a group, to solve mathematical      as well as common English expressions
       of solutions to problems                                                   • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of tools such as            problems                                                         • Perform calculations involving differentiation, integration,
     • Demonstrate awareness of different ways of thinking and problem              graphics calculators, spreadsheets and other technologies    • Communicate mathematical ideas using relevant vocabulary           differential equations, kinematics and vector calculus without
       solving in contexts involving graphs and functions.                        • Analyse mathematical situations in order to draw               and symbols                                                        the use of technology
     • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of tools such as graphics                 conclusions and make predictions                             • Display awareness of different ways of thinking and problem      • Distinguish between exact and approximate answers
       calculators, spreadsheets and other technologies                           • Collaborate and cooperate, challenge the reasoning and         solving                                                          • Use technology to evaluate derivative values and definite
     • Analyse mathematical situations in order to draw conclusions and             perspectives of others, and contribute mathematical          • Apply critical thinking to mathematical information, and           integrals
       make predictions                                                             learning to investigations involving a range and balance       ascertain the reasonableness of solutions to problems            • Use graphics calculators to produce graphs of functions and
     • Collaborate and cooperate, challenge the reasoning and perspectives          of situations from life-related to purely mathematical.      • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of tools such as graphic        relations relevant to the unit
       of others, and contribute mathematical learning to investigations                                                                           calculators and other technologies                               • Use technology to calculate approximate values to a required
       involving a range and balance of situations from life-related to purely    Assessment                                                                                                                          level of accuracy
       mathematical.                                                                                                                             Assessment                                                         • Apply critical thinking to identify key information such as
                                                                                    Assessment Task                            Weighting                                                                              variables, restrictions and requirements
                                                                                    Task 1: Study Area 1 Test                      5%              Assessment Task                                 Weighting        • Analyse given information to solve non-routine problems
     Assessment
                                                                                    Task 2: Language Task                         10%              Task 1: Study Area 1 Task (Matrices)                10%          • Draw diagrams to support solutions to problems
       Assessment Task                                    Weighting
                                                                                    Task 3: Study Area 2 Test                     10%              Task 2: Study Area 1 Test (Vectors)                 15%          • Assess and interpret obtained solutions
       Task 1: Progress Test                                  5%
                                                                                    Task 4: Application Task                      20%              Task 3: Language Task                               10%
       Task 2: Language Task                                  5%
                                                                                                                                                   Task 4 : Study Area 2 Test (Complex Numbers)        15%          Assessment
                                                                                    Task 5: Study Area 3 Test                     15%
       Task 3: Study Area 1 Test                              15%
                                                                                    Participation                                 10%              Task 5 : Study Area 3 Task (Trigonometry)           10%            Assessment Task                                    Weighting
       Task 4: Study Area 2 Test                              15%
                                                                                    Final Examination                             30%              Participation                                       10%            Task 1: Group Assignment and Test                     15%
       Task 5: Application Task                              20%
                                                                                                                                                   Examination                                        30%             Task 2: Test/Assessment Task                          10%
       Participation                                          10%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Task 3: Test/Assessment Task                          10%
       Final Examination                                     30%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Examination                                           65%

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