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Pathway To Success

This subject is available under ICMS undergraduate degrees, please click the button below to find an undergraduate course for you.

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In order to be a successful student at ICMS and to develop your career skills ready for work, it is essential to understand and integrate a range of tertiary tools and skills that you can use to demonstrate your growing academic ability and career readiness.

This subject takes a holistic approach in supporting you on your pathway to success. It focuses on supporting your smooth transition into the College and developing your academic skills and performance, so you can maximise success in your chosen program. Through engaging classroom activities, you’ll get to test out your growing informational literacy and interpersonal skills; using them to clearly communicate to a given audience both orally and in writing. Towards the end of the subject, you’ll focus on what lies ahead; developing an employability toolkit which will help you enter and succeed in the professional workplace.

Learning Outcomes:

a) Describe how personal strengths relate to chosen study and future career

b) Demonstrate tertiary academic and research skills and apply them to academic and information literacy and professional competencies.

c) Arrange a portfolio to support academic and professional success

d) Express ideas in both written and oral forms to communicate effectively

Student Assessment:

Broad Topics to be covered:

Getting comfy in your new surroundings 
Being informationally literate  
Ready for reading, ready for writing 
Business Communication 
Ready for group work: Developing your interpersonal skills 
Presenting your work 
Your Professional skills: The keys to success 
Career jumpstart 1 – Introduction to Careers 
Career jumpstart 2 – Presenting Yourself in the workplace 
Career jumpstart 3 – Interview skills 
Setting yourself up for success 


Please note that these topics are often refined and subject to change so for up to date weekly topics and suggested reading resources, please refer to the Moodle subject page.