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Thinking Skills AS

National Extension College
Course summary
450 GBP
Distance
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Course description

Thinking Skills AS:

This course helps you to develop your ability to understand and engage confidently in argument and reasoning - essential skills in any field of endeavour. You will also learn problem-solving techniques, using logical methods to analyse information, and appropriate techniques to find solutions.

Topics include:

Section 1: Arguments in critical thinking
Section 2: Analysing and evaluating arguments
Section 3: Evidence and explanation
Section 4: Preparing for paper 2
Section 5: Problem solving, part 1
Section 6: Problem solving, part 2

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no formal qualifications required to enrol on this course, but a general education up to GCSE level, or the equivalent, is advisable. For the Problem Solving part of the course you will need to be familiar with basic techniques of mathematical manipulation to junior school level.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GCE AS Level or equivalent

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National Extension College - Distance Learning Courses in Business, Book-keeping, Childcare & Counselling

The National Extension College, also known by its acronym NEC, is a long-standing and highly regarded pioneer of flexible distance learning solutions designed to make learning accessible to anyone, anywhere. Founded in 1963 as a pilot for the Open University,...


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National Extension College

The Michael Young Centre
School House, Homerton Gardens
CB2 8EB Cambridge

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