Online Pre-sessional Academic Language course
We have a pre-sessional academic language course designed to help international postgraduate online learning students prepare for their programme of study.
Online Pre-sessional Academic Language course (self-study)
This course is intended for students who have a place on one of the University's postgraduate online learning programmes.
This self-study course is designed to help international postgraduate online learning students prepare for their programme of study. The course units are as follows:
- Introduction to e-Learning
- Online Academic Communication
- Exploring Academic Language in Your Field
- Critical Reading and Writing
- e-Tools for Academic Writing
How to enrol
OPAL-Independent Study is available as a self-enrol course on Learn and is free to students who hold an unconditional offer for an Online Programme at the University of Edinburgh. Access to OPAL-IS is usually possible about 6 weeks before you University programme commences.
Log in to Learn and click on the Self-Enrol tab. Browse the Self-enrol catalogue and search for OPAL-IS. Click on the arrow and enrol to access the course.