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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Ms Julie Bray

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Beng in Petroleum Engineering (International Foundation) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • AF1001 Language and Skills for the Sciences (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The course will develop the range and accuracy of students' language used in a generic scientific context. It will develop all four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) in order to support students' learning on the International BSc Foundation Programme.

Further Information & Notes

This course is only available to students enrolled on the International BSc Foundation Programme.

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

1st Attempt: 40% continuous assessment (portfolio of written and oral tasks), 40% written exam and 20% oral exam. Resit: 80% written exam and 20% oral exam.

Formative Assessment

The nature of portfollio assessments allows students to receive on-going formative feedback. In addition ITB based learning packages will enable students to test all 4 skills. Usage of this package can be monitored by the tutor.


Written comments and individual tutorials.

Course Learning Outcomes


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