Module Catalogues

Explore Science

Module Title Explore Science
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this elective ‘Taster’ module delivered in the first semester of Year 1 is to enable students to become familiar with the subject matter of the programmes offered by the School of Sciences, to provide insights into how these subjects are taught across the various disciplines, and to stimulate interest in the programme subject areas. The module also contributes to developing the English language and study skills of students within the context of the programmes offered by the School.

Learning outcomes

Students completing the module successfully should:
A.Understand the basic science embedded in their everyday life;
B.Acquire reasonable amount of science vocabularies in English

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures, Tutorials, Class demonstrations and video presentations.
Students may also be provided with online language and study skills support from the English Language Centre (ELC) to help them engage with module content. Some sessions may be co-delivered with ELC tutors, with the aim of assisting students with the language and study skills requirements of the module.