Who is this class for: This course is a high-level academic skills course designed to increase your level of academic preparedness prior to commencement of your studies in an English-medium university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture. The course may also benefit learners who have already commenced their studies and would like to further improve their academic skills to support and increase their chance for success at university.


Created by:  The University of Sydney

  • Katherine Olston

    Taught by:  Katherine Olston, Deputy Director (Digital Learning)

    University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching
Basic Info
LevelBeginner
Commitment6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
4.4 stars
Average User Rating 4.4See what learners said
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Coursework
Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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Connect with thousands of other learners and debate ideas, discuss course material, and get help mastering concepts.

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Certificates

Earn official recognition for your work, and share your success with friends, colleagues, and employers.

Creators
The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading comprehensive research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. In 2015, we were ranked 45 in the QS World University Rankings, and 100 percent of our research was rated at above, or well above, world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia report.
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Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 18 ratings

It helped me to be well-prepared before I'm going to University in this Month.

This course equip me with the basic information about university and how to research articles which might be very helpful for my future academic study,it contains many useful knowledge and I think that continuing study is needed

This course is good and useful.

A step in the right direction.