English Language Education

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.

Course description

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:

  1. Introduction to e-Learning
  2. Online Academic Communication
  3. Exploring Academic Language in Your Field
  4. Critical Reading and Writing
  5. e-Tools for Academic Writing

How to enrol

This course is available as a self-enrol course on Learn. It is available free to University of Edinburgh students (conditional or unconditional) once you have your University of Edinburgh UUN and EASE password. Then students can join and participate at any time.

This is how students can enrol on this course:

Simply log in to Learn and click on the Self-Enrol tab. Browse the Self-enrol cataogue and search forOPAL-IS. Simply click on the arrow and enrol to access the course. 

(Note: you can only access this course when you have received your University of Edinburgh UUN and EASE password.)