Do you want to build on your current skills and develop the academic skills needed for study at Whitireia and WelTec? Our FREE Tūāpapa modules will support your academic achievement and can be done either before your programme of study, or alongside your study. We recommend that modules are completed before your programme of study.

What you will learn

Tūāpapa modules provide short, engaging, interactive learning. If you do these before you begin your programme of study they will be completed over a 4-week period and up to 3 modules can be taken at a time.

The modules available are:

  • Academic writing Level 2 
  • Academic writing Level 3
  • Academic writing Level 4
  • Academic researching skills Level 3
  • Academic researching skills Level 4
  • The cardiovascular and pulmonary system Level 3
  • The homeostasis system and cells Level 4
  • The immune system Level 4

Flexible study options

You can study either fully online or you can choose to study online and attend optional tutorials at the Porirua campus/online. Content will be delivered via Moodle (our online learning platform). This will require you to have a computer/laptop and internet access at home. A tutor will be there to support you on your journey through the modules. You will also need to be able to study from home should Covid-19 Alert Levels change.

Completion of the Tūāpapa modules will not affect your fees free eligibility.

Entry requirements

These modules are in place for ākonga who have enrolled in a Whitireia or WelTec programme.

How to apply

You can apply for your programme through the online application form as normal. During the application process you may be recommended to complete modules or you may choose to complete modules to support your study success. If you choose to complete modules you can enrol by emailing enrolments@wandw.ac.nz.

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