English for Academic Purposes

Course catalogue code
BMB427006
10WEEKS
3EC
06Sep2021
15Nov2021
This course is also taught from

07 Sep 2021 till 16 Nov 2021

15 Nov 2021 till 07 Feb 2022

16 Nov 2021 till 08 Feb 2022

07 Feb 2022 till 25 Apr 2022

08 Feb 2022 till 19 Apr 2022

25 Apr 2022 till 11 Jul 2022

26 Apr 2022 till 05 Jul 2022

Short description

This course is taught in 7 face-to-face sessions over 10 weeks plus 3 e-learning modules.

'English for Academic Purposes' is designed specifically for Life Sciences Master's students and is offered eight times a year. This course helps you to write better academic papers in English and improves your academic spoken English. The course is suitable for both students whose beginning level is below C1 and students whose beginning level is at or above C1. Your level will be assessed via Babel’s placement test. The placement test can be found here. This course is mostly classroom-based with some e-learning content which will be tailored to your level.

Registration

You can register for this course via Osiris Student. More information about the registration procedure can be found here on the Studyguide.

Teaching Schedule

Date P1 Group A: 06 September 2021 – 15 November 2021 (BMS_P1_A)
Date P1 Group B: 07 September 2021 – 16 November 2021 (BMS_P1_B)
Date P2 Group A: 15 November 2021 – 07 February 2022 (BMS_P2_A)
Date P2 Group B: 16 November 2021 – 08 February 2022 (BMS_P2_B)

Date P3 Group A: 07 February 2022 – 25 April 2022 (BMS_P3_A)
Date P3 Group B: 08 February 2022 – 19 April 2022 (BMS_P3_B)
Date P4 Group A: 25 April 2022 – 11 July 2022 (BMS_P4_A)
Date P4 Group B: 26 April 2022 – 05 July 2022 (BMS_P4_B)

The maximum number of participants per group is 12, the minimum 6.

Schedule note: During the course period, 7 meetings of 2 hours will take place. In week 2, 4, and 7 you will need to complete your assigned e-learning modules. Students need to invest 3-5 hours of self-study per week. A list with all the exact dates for the meetings during the whole year can be found in Osiris. All meetings are scheduled from 19:15-21:15h.

Mandatory

No.

Optional for students from other programmes

Yes.