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Kickstart Your Career

Getting Ahead at University

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more No previous knowledge or skills are required for this course. Confidence in navigating the web would be an advantage. We’ve estimated it takes approximately four hours to complete the course. However the activities in Week 1 may be new to you and take a little longer than two hours, whereas the activities in Week 2 are more decision based and may take less than two hours. Of course if you dive deeply into all of the activities you may spend longer on the course but you’ll learn a lot about yourself and careers in the process. You can use the hashtag #FLkickstartyourcareer to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Your vision of your future and what you want to build in your life
  • Building your sense of who you are and how that affects your career choices
  • Understanding the resources and skills you have now as well as those you may need in the future
  • The kinds of job or business opportunities that might exist during and beyond university
  • Exploring the world of work and the opportunities that exist in an industry or field
  • Building your understanding of career pathways and outcomes
  • How to choose a course of study
  • How to get ahead and build a personal or professional point of difference
  • How to approach university life and get the most from the experience
  • Strategies for decision-making and planning

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Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Jun 3 (in 7 days)
Cost $59
From Queensland University of Technology via FutureLearn
Instructors Bradley Jardine, Athulya James, Anastasia Pereira
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Language English
Subjects Personal Development
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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Jun 3 (in 7 days)
Cost $59
From Queensland University of Technology via FutureLearn
Instructors Bradley Jardine, Athulya James, Anastasia Pereira
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Personal Development
Tags Study Skills

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