Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment

Online Course

Future Learn
Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment

What is the course about?

Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment
The course Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment is an online class provided by University of York through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn what to expect from going to university in the UK and how to make the most of your university experience.
Course description
  • From making friends to independent study, get helpful tips for university life
  • 2 weeks
  • Going to university might be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make.
  • On this course, you’ll explore what higher education is all about and learn tips for making the most of your university life and study.
  • Your time at university is about more than earning a qualification. It’s a life-changing experience where you’ll meet new people from around the world, become independent in your thinking, and make decisions about your personal and professional future.
  • This course will break down everything from academic referencing to budgeting – and challenge some myths along the way.
  • Pre-arrival at university
  • Tips on budgeting and independent living
  • Pastoral support you can expect from a modern UK university
  • What to expect on arrival and in the first week
  • The differences between college and university learning
  • Reading and assessment support
  • Explore what coming to a modern university entails
  • Compare the different types of study you’ll engage in, from seminars to lab time
  • Develop the key academic skills you’ll develop
  • Discuss approaches on making the most of the wider opportunities a university provides
  • This course is designed for anyone considering entering a UK university in the near future.
  • Those with a general interest in the evolving world of higher education may also be interested in the course content.
  • University of York
  • The University of York combines the pursuit of academic excellence with a culture of inclusion, which encourages everyone – from a variety of backgrounds – to achieve their best.

Prerequisites & Facts

Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment

Course Topic

Study Skills, Teaching

University, College, Institution

University of York

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / University of York you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
University of York
Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment
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School: University of York
Topic: Study Skills, Teaching
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