Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 11
This module is designed to develop the academic literacy of students entering onto a taught masters programme at the University of St Andrews. Students develop the academic competence required for writing, delivering presentations, participating in seminars, researching for and evaluating source material, and developing criticality in respect of all aspects of their studies.
Weekly contact: 6 class tutorials (x 11 weeks) , 0.5 individual supervision meeting (x 5 weeks)
Scheduled learning hours: 69
Guided independent study hours: 132
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 25%, Coursework = 75% Coursework contains 2 elements: a extended essay ((50% of grade) and a presentation (25% of grade).
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 25%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%