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QB1002: ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course aims to provide students with relevant competencies and skills in the use of English for academic purposes, to critically engage with reading and listening material, and to develop skills for analysis and critical assessment

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Offshore Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Russell Williams

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

On completion of the course students will:

- Be able to comprehend text at sentence, paragraph and text level

- Identify key information in listening and reading texts

- Be aware of academic conventions and guidelines and apply them to outputs

- Extract, synthesise and analyse information from a range of sources and formulate responses to specific question

- Research, develop and deliver a presentation

- Produce written work which is well organised, relevant and uses appropriate terminology


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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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

Individual Class test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Learning Outcomes
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Individual Class test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Group Presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
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Feedback Word Count 1200
Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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