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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course is an introduction to the MyAberdeen platform which is used to deliver all online courses, to the university’s code of conduct for staff and students, and to make students aware of the support and help available to them during their studies. It is a zero credit but compulsory course for any student undertaking any online courses or programmes within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) at the University of Aberdeen.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
  • Dr Kirsty Kiezebrink
  • Dr Lynsey Mills

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course will introduce students to the University of Aberdeen’s virtual learning environment, known as MyAberdeen. It will take students through how to navigate and access the required courses, how to interact with the system, and how to get help if required. It also aims to introduce some of the key functions of MyAberdeen that are frequently used during online learning courses. It will introduce the university’s code of conduct for taught students and the expectations of students and staff relating to academic integrity. It will also introduce the support services available to students within the Student Learning Service.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

As this course is zero credit, there are no assessments in this course that contribute to an overall grade.

Formative Assessment

There is one formative assessment within this course, a short quiz to test the understanding of the induction materials. Completion of the test is required for satisfactory completion of the course.


Individual feedback will be provided for the test. 

Course Learning Outcomes


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