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Studying a Pre-Master's?

We recommend participating in the following online course before arrival in order to familarise yourself with Research Methods. This should take around 10-15 hours of study and will really help your understanding to give you the best possible chance of academic success and onward progression. Click here to sign-up now.

Student budget

Check-out these tips on living on a student budget on our UNIC students Tumblr blog.

University Terminology

Advanced Standing – Credit awarded for previous study

Alumni – Any student who has graduated

Census Date – The last day you may withdraw from a course or subject without incurring a financial cost

Core Subject – A subject which is needed to complete your degree

Credit points – The amount of points you must complete to graduate

Deferment – Postponing a course by one or two semesters

Elective – Non-compulsory subject

Major – Main discipline area of your degree

Minor – Secondary discipline of your degree

Plagiarism – A reproduction of someone else’s work without acknowledgement

Postgraduate – A University qualification undertaken after a bachelor degree

Prerequisite – A subject that must be completed before enrolling

Undergraduate – A single bachelor degree


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