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Please note: The below information applies only to international students.

Remote Learning

SEMESTER 1, 2021

What can I study remotely?

Chisholm is offering remote delivery for units from the following two qualifications for Semester 1, 2021 (and if required, Semester 2):

  • CRS1201286 (CRICOS 075246B) Bachelor of Engineering
  • CRS1201285 (CRICOS075248M) Bachelor of Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs.

What is remote learning?

Chisholm is pleased to be offering a distance learning option for international students unable to travel at present. The units have been selected which are best suited to “online” delivery but also to assist the student transition into the Bachelor programs.

You will be part of a virtual classroom with a group of like-minded students and an industry-expert teacher. Just like any conventional classroom, your teacher will guide you through the course content, lead group discussion and answer your questions.

Your virtual classroom is where you will access all of your learning materials, watch weekly webinars and chat with your teacher and other students. You’ll learn through interactive activities, simulations, readings and videos which can be accessed from your computer or tablet through our learning platform (“Moodle”).

Your teacher will guide you through the course material and answer questions as they arise.

Is there any discount for remote learning?

Yes! Students will receive a $1,500 discount for the first semester whilst studying remotely.

We are also pleased to advise that we are also offering an additional $1,500 in the subsequent semester once onshore.

First semester discount will be applied to the students account upon acceptance and the second discount will be applied to the students account upon arrival at Chisholm Institute

What is the cost for remote learning?

Bachelor of Engineering - three units

  • Professional Engineering Technologist $815.16
  • Engineering Mathematics $2246.16
  • Introduction to Digital Electronics & Programming $2246.16

With $1,500 discount – total cost is $3,807.48 AUD.

Bachelor of Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs – four units

  • Transition to Higher Education $1,960
  • Lifespan Development $1,960
  • Alcohol & Other Drug Issues $1,960
  • Contexts of the mental Health Industry A $1,960

With $1,500 discount – total cost is $6,340.00 AUD

Is there any cost to defer?

No Chisholm Institute does not charge for deferment – however there are guidelines around how many times a student can defer, as each case is unique please contact international.admissions@chisholm.edu.au for assistance and advice

What is the credit transfer process?

A credit transfer application is not required for units undertaken via Remote Learning, as students are enrolled into the same subject (codes) as onshore students

If a student has undertaken study and they believe they might be eligible for Credit Transfer OR RPL (recognition of prior learning) please send transcripts and curriculum descriptors to international.admissions@chisholm.edu

What is the Census date for first semester 2021?

The Census date is the 7 April, 2021.

How will classes be delivered?

Bachelor of Engineering

 Unit Name

 Delivery mode

Unit summary information

 Assessments

Professional Engineering Technologist HEETCM100

Three hour interactive lectures and discussions in class. (Eight hours per week independent study, averaged over the semester)

The student will gain an understanding of engineering fields, how they impact on society and the responsibilities and obligations that come with the profession.

  1. Essay: Analyse and discuss one element of the Engineering Australia Code of Practice (400 words) -10%
  2. Critique: Students prepare an annotated bibliography. (500 words) – 10%
  3. Essay: Students finalise the essay begun in Assessment 1 (using Harvard style annotations). (1,500 words) – 20%
  4. Group presentation & Individual Presentation. – 20%
  5. Final Exam – 40%

Engineering Mathematics HEETCM101A

Two x three hour sessions (Wednesday and Thursday) which includes theory and tutorial where students interact with the lecturer and solve problems.

Students are taught problem-solving tools include a thorough knowledge of mathematical principles combined with a rigorous engineering science and technology applications

  1. Test 1 – 20%
  2. Test 2 – 20%
  3. Test 3 – 10%
  4. Oral Presentation on engineering applications for engineering. – 10%
  5. Final Exam – 40%

Introduction to Digital Electronics and Programming HEETCM102A

One x two hour session (Tuesday) and another three hour session (Wednesday) which includes theory and tutorial where students interact with the lecturer and solve problems.

This subject will introduce students to the digital electronics as well as some basic circuit components and fundamentals in programming. It forms an introductory subject for students to comprehend how programs are developed, what sensors are and how electronics works in general. Programming skills are developed as part of group assignments.

  1.  Test 1 – 5%
  2.  Programming task – 10%
  3.  Mid-Semester Test – 15%
  4. Circuit Simulation (500 words) – 10%
  5. Final Exam – 60%

Bachelor of Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs

 Unit name

 Delivery mode

Subject summary information 

 Assessments

Transition to Higher Education HEBCHCS106

Three hour interactive lectorial (eight hours per week independent study, averaged over the semester)

This subject supports the transition to a Higher Education learning environment by assisting students to understand the expectations and processes, and develop essential HE learning skills. Key learning includes reading and analysing academic literature, approaches to thinking and using knowledge and oral and written contexts and apply theory to practice.

1. Annotated Bibliography (400words plus references)

2. 10% Essay Plan (600 words) 25%

3. Essay (1000 words, plus reference List) 404. Self-Audit and Action Plan (600 words) 25%

 

Lifespan Development

HEBCHT101

 

One hour pre-recorded online lecture two hours interactive lectorial discussion and learning activities (Eight hours per week independent study, averaged over the semester)

This subject explores the biological, social and psychological facets that shape and individual's growth and wellbeing over the lifespan.

1. Seminar (weekly Group peer reviewed tasks)

Four randomly assessor chosen tasks formally assessed at end of semester 20%

2. Reading Summary (five x100 word summaries) 5%

3. Tutorial Assessment tasks x three (600 words each) Due in weeks four, six and nine - 15% each (total (45%)

4. Final Open Book Examination 2.5 hours in week 12 30%

 

AOD Issues

HEBCHT104

 

One hour pre-recorded online lecture two hours interactive lectorial discussion and learning activities (Eight hours per week independent study, averaged over the semester)

This subject is intended to provide students with knowledge of contemporary issues regarding drug use and treatment in Australia with a focus on the AOD sector. Students will become familiar with theories of addiction as well as theories of various treatment strategies.

1. In class assessments x two -20%

2. Mid Semester Essay (500 Words) 25%

3. Media Analysis Project (1000 words) 35% (due week 11)

4. Attendance and participation 20%

 

Contexts of the Mental Health Industry A

HEBHCS101

 

Successful completion of this subject is required to enrol in Contexts of Mental Health Industry B in second year. Three hour interactive lectorial (Eight hours pw independent study, averaged over the semester)

This subject is designed to assist students to understand the key influences on the development of the mental health service system. This subject is an integral part of the Degree to ensure students have insight into the systemic influences to the sector.

 

1. Mental Health Service Small Group Presentation - 40% (can review for Overseas Delivery Cohort if needed)

2. Conference proposal (1500 words) Due week 11 - 40%

3. Supporting the learning environment - attendance and participation - 20%

 

What is the timetable?

All times below are AEST. Please convert to your local time.

*Please note AEST times will shift by one hour after daylight savings ends on 4 April, 2021.

Bachelor Mental Health AOD

Wednesday

  • 2.30pm - 5.30pm AEST
    HEBCHS101 Contexts of the Mental Health Industry
  • 6pm -  9pm AEST
    HEBCHT104  Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Issues

Thursday

  • 2.30pm - 5.30pm AEST
    HEBCHCS106 Transition to Higher Education (note this is required first semester unit and must be included in the units selected)
  • 6pm – 9pm AEST
    HEBCHT101 Lifespan Development

*Please note AEST times will shift by one hour after daylight savings ends on 4 April, 2021. This shift will not affect overseas delivery and the overseas delivery times will remain the same.

How do I access online classes?

Once you are enrolled into a subject, you will automatically be enrolled into Moodle, which is the learning platform. Within Moodle, the recorded lectures can be accessed.

What is the examination method?

Bachelor of Engineering - Examinations will be taken online by students who are overseas. Students will have exam papers emailed to them and be monitored via ZOOM during the examination period.

Bachelor of Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs - Most assessments are essays prepared by the students in out of class time, classroom presentations which are done on zoom, by the student being temporarily added as a cohort or given screen sharing access

What are the benefits of remote learning?

Remote learning enables students who wish to study in Australia, but are not yet able to do so a head start in to their chosen course

Students have the ability to review lectures, re-wind and replay difficult lecture material

Students are also able to directly access the subject academics through one on one discussion in class and by appointment and meet and learn with a small group of onshore students who are also engaging in the remote learning program.

Extra support available

Their study involves a blended model of learning, including Zoom based lectorials once a week (3 hours with a short break in the middle) and additional preparation and independent study between each session.

What is the refund policy in relation to remote learning?

 Category

 Time application to be received by Institute

Amount of refund 

Documentary evidence required 

Additional information 

Visa Refusal before Census date

At any time before Census date

All monies refunded

Completed refund form VISA refusal document from DHA

$250 Administration fee will be waived

Special consideration (for reasons other than Visa Refusal)

Before census date

All monies refunded

Completed refund form Letter from student providing evidence of circumstances ;

$250 Administration fee will be waived ;

Visa Refusal after census date

At any time after Census date

All payments for current and upcoming units less 20% for units completed

Completed refund form VISA refusal document from DHA

$250 Administration fee will be waived for remote delivery

Special consideration (for reasons other than Visa Refusal)

After census date

All payments for current and upcoming units less 20% for units completed

Completed refund form Letter from student providing evidence of circumstances

$250 Administration fee will be waived for remote delivery

Who do I contact if I have more information about the course?

Or simply reach out to the International Admissions Team through: International.admissions@chisholm.edu.au