This course assists high achievers with a Bachelor’s or Honour’s degree prepare for academic success in their postgraduate studies. Candidates at this level of study are creation of knowledge. This course assists students in communicating these ideas in written and spoken English with proficiency and confidence.
The course develops a range of study skills including research skills, in order to gather, combine and critically examine information and ideas from different sources. You will also understand and use theories and conventions of written academic literacy and be able to use rhetorical and logical strategies to express ideas effectively in writing. You will develop your own voice and position yourself in texts which will enhance your dissertations.
The course consists of 50 contact hours and is aligned to NQF Level 8.