Presentation on theme: "S6 Open University Open University modules will be offered to S6 pupils who are interested in using their study periods to complete a course of their choice."— Presentation transcript:
S6 Open University Open University modules will be offered to S6 pupils who are interested in using their study periods to complete a course of their choice. Pupils interested will apply for funding so it doesn’t cost. Applicants must be: Hard-working and self reliant. Have achieved 3 Highers or more (preferably at level B or above). Prepared to use their study periods over the course of 10 weeks to complete an Open Uni module (approx 100 hours of study required). Have an interest in a specific subject area to study at University level.
S6 Open University Why take this opportunity? You can make your personal statements for UCAS very strong – making you stand out against other applicants. It shows Universities and employers that you are motivated, responsible, self reliant, dedicated and enthusiastic young learners. You will have the experience of individualised learning which will better prepare you for University. You can study courses that interest you.
S6 Open University Some of the available modules: Digital worlds:designing games, creating alternative realities Elements of Forensic Science Understanding Human Nutrition Human genetics and health issues. Sport; the science behind the medals Molecules, medicines and drugs (a chemical story) Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis Design and the Web Introducing Astronomy Maths for Science Introduction to book keeping and accounting Digital Audio
…Interested?? …Want to know more?? You must watch out for the notices and anyone interested will be asked to attend a meeting in June when your exams are over. …Got questions?? Come and see Miss Sandilands at Pupil Support And Type YASS into google to see the available modules. (10 point modules only)