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Short courses & CPD
Business Management & Enterprise

Academic Skills for Higher Education

You gain an insight into the core academic skills for future study at University level within a business discipline.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

 

Course overview

These skills include a range of personal and transferable study skills, including active listening, reading and understanding academic texts, note taking, time management, written and oral communication, analytical thinking, and referencing.

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Winter university

Start date: Starts Wednesday 18 January, Wednesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

This course has now started.

You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

 

Course details

What you study

Personal development
Study skills
Communication
Presentation skills
Academic writing skills
Critical thinking skills
Harvard reference skills
Reflection on learning
Portfolio building.

How you are assessed

With a structure and template provided, you will provide an individual 1,500 word portfolio containing a reflective written analysis of the learning and acquisition of skills that you have gained throughout the module.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2023/24 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Start date: Starts Wednesday 18 January, Wednesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
 
 
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