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Last modified: 25 Apr 2023 16:16

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
  • Dr Robert Rogers

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Master Of Arts In Business Management (Qatar) or Ma In Business Management-International Relations (Qatar) or Master Of Arts In Business Management-Legal Studies (Qatar) or Master Of Arts In Accountancy-Finance (Qatar) or Bsc In Business Management & Information Systems (Qatar)

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

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

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

1200-word Essay (40%)

Online Quiz - 45 mins (20%).

Online Quiz - 45 mins (20%).

Poster, Group Presentation & Working Note (20%)



1200-word Essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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