Undergraduate Course: Transition to Degree Study (LLLK07003)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Transition to Degree Study is a specially-designed bridging course for students applying for degrees in Humanities and Social Science subjects through Credit for Entry. Offered over the academic year, it provides an opportunity for students to reflect on their development as learners and to prepare for the learning, teaching and assessment environment that they will encounter on undergraduate degrees.
Transition to Degree Study will cover study skills for university, including referencing, examination skills and oral presentation skills.
It will include face to face classes and online sessions.
Its assessments are designed to prepare students for two forms of assessment that they are likely to encounter as undergraduates: formal examinations and oral presentations on an academic topic.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Reflect on the learning strategies they have developed and planned ahead for the greater pace and intensity of undergraduate study;
- Demonstrate examination skills and sat an examination under University examination conditions;
- Demonstrate skills in presenting academic ideas orally.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832