Module Descriptions

ALL 120 Academic literacy levels for Theology (Semester 2)

Language of instruction: English

Module content (Credits: 6):

By the end of this module students should be able to cope more confidently and competently with the reading, writing and critical thinking demands that are characteristic of the field of Theology.

 

ALL 121 Academic literacy levels for Information Technology (Semester 2)

Language of instruction: English        

Module content (Credits: 6):

By the end of this module students should be able to cope more confidently and competently with the reading, writing and critical thinking demands that are characteristic of the field of Information Technology.

 

ALL 122 Academic literacy levels for Construction Economics (Semester 2)

Language of instruction: English         

Module content (Credits: 6):

By the end of this module students should be able to cope more confidently and competently with the reading, writing and critical thinking demands that are characteristic of the field of Construction Economics.

 

ALL 123 Academic literacy levels for Town and Regional Planning (Semester 2)

Language of instruction: English         

Module content (Credits: 6):

By the end of this module students should be able to cope more confidently and competently with the reading, writing and critical thinking demands that are characteristic of the field of Town & Regional Planning.

 

ALL 124 Academic literacy levels for Economic and Management Sciences (Semester 2)

Language of instruction: English

Module content (Credits: 6):

This module intends to equip students with the competence in reading and writing required in the four high impact modules: Business Management, Financial Accounting, Statistics and Economics. Students will also be equipped to interpret and draw figures and graphs and to do computations and manage relevant formulas.

 

ALL 125 Academic literacy levels for Humanities (Semester 2)

Language of instruction: English

Module content (Credits: 6):

This module equips students to understand and use a range of discipline-specific terminology; apply the strategies of critical and comprehensive reading to their own academic literacy; apply the conventions of academic writing to their own writing, using the process approach, to produce intelligible academic texts and use the correct referencing technique as required by the faculty.

 

LST 110 Language and study skills (Semester 1)

Language of instruction: English    

Module content (Credits: 6):

The module will aim to equip students with the ability to cope with the reading and writing demands of mainstream modules.

 

ELH 111 Academic English for Health Sciences (MBChB and BChD) (Semester 1)*

Language of instruction: English                                

Module content (Credits: 6):

Proficiency in Academic English by interpreting and contextualising philosophical and sociological texts prescribed during the first semester; a bio-ethical orientation for studying Health Care; study skill improvement.*Presented to students in Health Sciences only.

 

Academic English for Health Sciences (MBChB and BChD) (Semester 2)*

Language of instruction: English                              

Module content (Credits: 6):

Proficiency in Academic English used in the basic medical sciences; analysis, synthesis and presentation of the texts prescribed in the second semester.*Presented to students in Health Sciences only.

 

ELH 121 Academic English for Health Sciences (BCur, BDietetics, BOH, BOT, BRad, BPhysT) (Semester 1)*

Language of Instruction: English                              

Module content (Credits: 6):

The purpose of this module is to assist students with academic reading skills, as well as academic writing and presentation skills, with the focus on academic language in the Health Care Sciences based on subject-specific material. *Presented to students in Health Sciences only.

 

ELH 122 Academic English for Health Sciences (BCur, BDietetics, BOH, BOT, BRad, BPhysT) (Semester 2)*

Language of Instruction: English                                

Module content (Credits: 6):

The purpose of this module is to assist students with the specific skills required in the Health Care Sciences, including interviewing and report-writing skills. This module practically applies specific knowledge and techniques based on the principles of academic reading, academic writing and presentation skills, as well as critical thinking.*Presented to students in Health Sciences only.

 

ELH 131 Academic English for Health Sciences (BCMP) (Semester 1)*

Language of Instruction: English                           

Module content (Credits: 6):

The module aims at developing academic English proficiency of Clinical Associate students to an acceptable level, using broad texts that are not necessarily degree related, study skill methods language exercises. This is achieved through using techniques which promoting student language skills, as well as teaching professional skills suited to their study programme and future career. *Presented to students in Health Sciences only.

 

ELH 132 Academic English for Health Sciences (BCMP) (Semester 2)*

Language of Instruction: English                                 

Module content (Credits: 6):

The module aims at further developing academic English proficiency of Clinical Associate students to an acceptable level, using broad texts that are not necessarily degree related, study skill methods language exercises. This is achieved through using techniques which promoting student language skills, as well as teaching professional skills suited to their study programme and future career. *Presented to students in Health Sciences only.

 

 

 

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