Horizon HE

Course

In Haverfordwest

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Haverfordwest (Wales)

  • Duration

    10 Weeks

Description

Horizon HE is designed to introduce students to some of the general academic skills and issues associated with completing a Higher Education course. Students may include those who have achieved the entry requirements for HE, for example the requisite A Levels, but would like some more general confidence building prior to degree level study.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Haverfordwest (Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro)
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Merlins Bridge, SA61 1SZ

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Horizon HE Attendance
Usually one day per week (9am-4pm)

Duration
10 weeks

Careers/Further Study
Horizon HE is designed to introduce students to some of the general academic skills and issues associated with completing a Higher Education course.
Students may include those who have achieved the entry requirements for HE, for example the requisite A Levels, but would like some more general confidence building prior to degree level study.

Entry Requirements
If you have applied for or are thinking of applying for a Higher Education course e.g. HNC, HND or Degree then you may wish to consider this course to provide you with the skills required to help you succeed at Higher Education.
You will also require at least level 2 word processing skills or have working knowledge of micro-soft packages.

Course Content
The course is designed to prepare students for higher academic study and consists of three units:
  • Personal Development: personal planning, organisation and presentation skills
  • Communication and Study Skills: academic writing and research skills e.g. notetaking, essay writing, referencing etc
  • Extended IT skills (word processing): Advanced word processing skills that you will find useful while completing assignments e.g formatting of reports and presentations, footnotes, layout facilities etc

Course Assessment
A variety of assessment methods will be used chosen mostly from the following:
  • Group Discussion Records
  • Oral Question and Answer
  • Portfolio Building
  • Project
  • Reflective log
  • Written Description

Additional Qualifications
Not applicable

Essential Equipment
N/A

Fee
No Fees

Horizon HE

Price on request