This interactive Academic Literacy course at University of Oxford has been designed to provide you with the foundations of academic literacy, regardless of your discipline. Common issues in studying, academic writing and referencing are addressed, and you are provided with the opportunity to practise academic literacy skills through a range of activities.This course does not teach English as a second language.If English is not your first language then you will need one of the following qualifications: TOEFL 600, Computer Based TOEFL 250, Internet Based TOEFL 100, Cambridge CPE (grade C or above), or IELTS 7. Alternatively, you will need to explain why you believe your fluency in English is sufficient.
FHEQ level 4, 10 CATS points
The course consists of ten units:
- Essential Course Information
- Research, reading and note-making
- How to approach your assignments
- Structuring your essay
- Presenting an argument
- Academic register, objectivity and intelligibility
- Refining essays
- Reflective learning
- Reviewing your work
- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You will be set three pieces of work for the course. The first two, each of 500 words is are due part-way through your course. They do not count towards your final outcome but preparing for it, and the feedback you are given, will help you prepare for your assessed piece of work of 1,500 words due at the end of the course. The assessed work is marked pass or fail.
- We do not insist that applicants hold an English language certification, but warn that they may be at a disadvantage if their language skills are not of a comparable level to those qualifications listed on our website.
International300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 300 GBP per year during 3 months.
EU/EEA300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 300 GBP per year during 3 months.
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