Certificate in Study Skills for Higher Education

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Certificate in Study Skills for Higher Education is a 1 Year (40 credits) Level 6 course in Waterford Institute Technology.

The Certificate in Study Skills for Higher Education aims to provide adult learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to succeed and flourish in their undergraduate study at WIT. The programme is aimed at adults who have been away from formal education for a long time or who did not complete a Leaving Certificate. It is also aimed at applicants whose skills no longer allow them to access the labour market and for adultlearners from overseas who wish to gain entry to undergraduate programmes at WIT. The programme supports and facilitates adult learners to identify and choose the undergraduate
programme that best suits their own abilities, competences and interests.

The programme comprises the following modules:

Semester 1 Semester 2
Mandatory Modules

Recognising Your Learning (10)

Introduction to ICT (5)

Electives(choose One)

Introduction to Business (5)

Introduction to Education and Social Policy Policy (5)

Fundamentals of Engineering Maths (5)

Introduction to Laboratory Practice and Core Skills (5)

Introduction to the Fundamentals of English Language (5)

Mandatory Modules
Critical Thinking and Learning(10)
Creating, Editing and Managing
Documents (5)
Electives(Choose One)
Introduction to Financial Accounting (5)
Mathematics for Computing (5)
Statistics (5)
Introductory Calculus (5)
Materials Technology (5)

Entry Requirements and How to Apply?

• Applicants must be 23 years or older as of 1 January 2018.
• International applicants must have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in English
language proficiency.
• Applicants will be invited to attend an interview for the programme.
For more detailed information about this programme including draft timetable 2018/19, see www.wit.ie




Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost €150
  • Course Length ONE YEAR- Monday – Thursday: 9.15am – 12.15pm
  • Start date September
  • Time Monday – Thursday 9.15am – 12.15pm


Certificate in Study Skills for Higher Education
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Certificate in Study Skills for Higher Education
  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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