Exam Preparation

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Description

The course is designed for anyone working towards an examination and who wishes to improve their exam or assessment technique.

The student will be taught how to interpret exam and assessment questions better, understand what the question is asking for, compose an exam preparation plan, devise a revision plan and prepare effectively for examinations.

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Interpret exam and assessment questions better
  • Understand what the question is asking for
  • Structure answers according to types of question
  • Understand what the examiner is looking for
  • Develop appropriate techniques for different question styles
  • Compose an exam preparation plan
  • Assemble relevant f…

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The course is designed for anyone working towards an examination and who wishes to improve their exam or assessment technique.

The student will be taught how to interpret exam and assessment questions better, understand what the question is asking for, compose an exam preparation plan, devise a revision plan and prepare effectively for examinations.

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Interpret exam and assessment questions better
  • Understand what the question is asking for
  • Structure answers according to types of question
  • Understand what the examiner is looking for
  • Develop appropriate techniques for different question styles
  • Compose an exam preparation plan
  • Assemble relevant fact logically
  • Improve retention of information
  • Devise a revision plan
  • Prepare effectively for examinations
  • How to Pass Exams
  • The difference between descriptive, analytical and evaluative type questions
  • The various styles most students tend to adopt when answering questions
  • How examiners award marks to your exam scripts
  • If your exam is a normative or criteria based exam
  • How much you should write in answer to questions that start with "Briefly explain..." or "Outline..."
  • What to do if you are unable to complete an answer during an exam
  • If you can pass an exam if it was not completed due to illness
  • How you can ensure that you remember facts necessary for an exam
  • What the difference is in approach when answering mini-cases, case studies and reports

These and many more questions on exam technique are answered in this handy course to exam success for students from secondary school certificate to degree level. A course that is bound to improve your coursework as well as your exam performance.

Syllabus

Improving your performance - now

Free expression essays

Summaries

Numerical work and illustrations

How examiners mark your work

Case studies, mini-cases and reports

Orals, aurals and practicals

Objective tests

Assumptions, failings and questions

Personal preparation

Getting the right facts

Word power

How to remember information

Revising

Before and after the exam

Qualifications

On completion of your course, you will receive the dual award:

Award 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Exam Preparation Certificate

Exam Preparation Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hrs.

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