Access to degree studies

The Welcome Evening as part of the induction process was held on Monday the 26th June that all new students were invited to attend. Students heard from representatives from the course, student services and careers.

The first semester starts Monday the 21st of August with a 4 week module called Learning Strategies, designed to help you get back into study and provide some basic study skills. All students are asked to come in 1.5-2 hours early for assistance with student enrollment and registration. Students will receive an email confirming these details. From mid-September you begin your academic subject modules, depending upon the course stream you are on.

The second semester usually starts in the second week of January with the second Learning Strategies module. From mid-February onwards you will continue with your academic modules.

Study Skills are built in to all the modules of the course and cover a range of skills essential to becoming a successful university student, including: -

  • Effective time management
  • Essay and report writing
  • Effective learning methods
  • How to perform well in exams
  • Handling data and making sense of statistics
  • How to use the library
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