CfAP Master Template for OpenEducation MOOC - The University of Northampton



Important information

  • Course
  • Online
  • When:

Study Skills for Academic Success is an interactive and participative course designed to improve the academic skills and confidence of students who are preparing to study at university. The course is eight weeks long and requires approximately three study hours per week. The course is run by The Centre for Achievement and Performance at The University of Northampton.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location

What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training
Study Skills
Academic confidence

Course programme

This course is designed for undergraduate students who wish to:

  • improve their study skills
  • develop their academic confidence
  • gain a greater understanding of what is expected of them as they study for a degree
  • learn more about how to learn, and develop greater autonomy as learners
  • get better grades in their assignments

In order to do this, the course focusses on improving five specific sets of skills, which are:

  • critical thinking skills
  • research skills
  • referencing skills
  • note taking skills
  • academic writing skills

This course begins on Friday the 3rd of June 2016

Additional information

Centre for Achievement and Performance Helena Beeson Kate Coulson
Head of the Centre for Achievement and Performance Kate Swinton Marlies Shepperdson
CfAP Learning Support Assistant
CfAP (Centre for Achievement and Performance) Nikki Woods Robert Farmer
Learning Designer
Library and Learning Services