English - Head Start Academic English Programme

TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus


Course Name English - Head Start Academic English Programme
Course Provider TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code 103435 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Cohort 1Start Date 22 June
22 June 10:00-13:00
29 June 10:00-13:00
06 July 10 10:00-13:00
13 July 10:00-13:00
20 July 10:00-13:00

Cohort 2 Start Date 10 August
10 August 09:30-12:30
17 August 09:30-12:30
24 August 09:30-12:30
31 August 09:30-12:30
07 September 09:30-12:30
Application Date Online Applications are now open.
Please see Application Weblink on how to apply for this course.
Duration The course runs on 5 consecutive Saturday mornings.

The next course will start on 22 June (Cohort 1) at 10:00 and runs until 13:00 each week.

Cohort 2 will start on 10 August at 09:30 and runs until 12:30 each week.
Course Fee The course is free to all mature full time students who have applied to TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus through the CAO.

The course is free to all prospective students who have applied based on an FET qualification for entry to TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus through the CAO.

The course is free to all unemployed prospective part time students.

The cost for all employed prospective part time students is €100 payable on application (Postal order or Bank Draft - NO CASH is accepted).
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Entry Requirements The course is open to all prospective students who meet the English language entry requirement to the Institution.
Financial Support Social Welfare
If your sole income is derived from Social Welfare payments, or if you are the dependent of a person with such, you may be eligible for a reduction in the tuition fees payable to TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus for Professional Institute and undergraduate programmes.
Course Content Head Start Academic English Programme
The Head Start Academic English programme aims to allow prospective to develop a good foundation for the academic writing they will need for studying at third level.

Who is this course for?
The course is for all full time and part time prospective students of TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus. The course will act as a refresher for those who have recently left school or for mature students that have been out of the education system for some time.
Subjects Taught The course will provide you with opportunities to cover the following topics:
Common misspelt words
How to paraphrase
How to write a summary
Plagiarism and referencing
Software used to detect plagiarism
How to write an essay
How to write a report
Writing laboratory reports
Developing the technical language of your discipline
How to tackle an assignment
Reviewing words used in assignments and what they require you to do
Evaluating the quality of online information
Further Enquiries To apply for this course please fill in the Head Start Academic English Form and return it to the Lifelong Learning Department in TU Dublin Tallaght.

For further information please contact LLL@it-tallaght.ie.