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NEW UNIT BANK 2016

The unit content and information on how to adopt the new modules is available via the LASER Resource Centre (click the Resource Centre login button at the top left of this page) or you can email Sue Martin, s.martin@laser-awards.org.uk to be sent zipped unit folders.

New unit content is available in the following subject areas:

Biology

Health Studies

Psychology

Sociology

 

Study Skills Units

As a result of the QAA specification changes due to be implemented from September 2014, LASER has taken the opportunity to review the Study Skills bank and the units available for use by centres as ungraded study skills options are listed below. 

UNIT TITLE LEVEL CREDITS
Academic Study Skills 3 6
Communication and Presentation Skills 3 3
Critical Thinking 3 3
Essay Skills 3 3
Introductory Mathematics for HE 3 6
Note Taking and Note Making 3 3
Personal Organisation and Time Management 3 3
Research Skills for Academic Study 3 3
Reviewing and Planning for the Future 3 3
Using ICT for Study 2 3
Using ICT for Study 3 3

Independent Academic Study Units - new versions for 2015-16

Following feedback from colleges during 2014-15 we have updated the IAS units for immediate use. A range of Independent Academic Study Units at 9 and 6 credits are available (see list below). Please click headings below to download a zipped file with the unit contents and our brand new LASER Guidanceon using IAS units.

GRADED IAS UNITS

UNGRADED IAS UNITS

LASER GUIDANCE FOR USING IAS UNITS (NEW)

More academic titles will follow, and if you have any specific requests, please contact the Access Office.

UNIT TITLE* LEVEL CREDIT

Independent Academic Study Business Studies

3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study Business Studies 3 9
Independent Academic Studies Creative Writing 3 6
Independent Academic Studies Creative and Visual Arts 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Studies Creative and Visual Arts 3 9
Independent Academic Study Humanities 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study Humanities 3 9
Independent Academic Study Humanities and Social Science 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study Humanities and Social Science 3 9
Independent Academic Study Music 3 6
Independent Academic Study Professional Studies 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study Professional Studies 3 9
Independent Academic Study Science 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study  Science 3 9
Independent Academic Study Social Science 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study Social Science 3 9
Independent Academic Study Sports Science 3 6
Extended Independent Academic Study Sports Science 3 9

* All units are available as both GRADED and UNGRADED versions within the zipped folder.
 

 

 

 

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