Academic Portfolio Project

Module code: FS0050

This module will help you acquire a wide range of important study techniques and transferable skills needed to enable you to thrive throughout your university education and beyond. You will be taught how to record and reflect on your academic studies to become a more effective and efficient learner. You will attend small group tutorial sessions where you will learn how to improve your problem solving skills to achieve better marks in assignments and examinations.

Topics covered

  • University procedures and academic support
  • Organisation and deadline planning
  • Notetaking and academic portfolios
  • MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Reflective and technical writing
  • Effective preparation for examinations
  • Presentation skills
  • Professional development
  • Transition to the first year of the undergraduate programmes

Learning

  • 2 hours of seminars
  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 34 hours of practicals and workshops
  • 104 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Portfolio (70%) 
  • Tutorial engagement (20%)
  • Workshop engagement (20%)