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Study Skills Courses

Whether you're at school, at university or returning to education, our study skills courses will help you perform your best. Get study tips and careers advice to improve your employability, learning with the world's leading universities.

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Cambridge English Language Assessment
Inside IELTS
Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge English, the producers of the test.
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University of Leicester
People Studying People
Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies.
The University of Auckland
Logical and Critical Thinking
Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking.
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University of Bath
How to Succeed in Your EPQ
A short course designed to help students prepare for EPQ qualifications
Spiral
University of Southampton
Developing Your Research Project
Undertaking an Extended Project Qualification, IB extended essay or any other scholarly research? This guides you step-by-step.
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Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
English for Academic Purposes
Develop the language skills you need to study in English and make the most of European student mobility programmes
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating
Become an effective online learner and develop your online communication skills when working with others.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing
Get the most out of online learning by reflecting and sharing your learning with others.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Managing Your Identity
Reflect on how you want to present yourself online and take positive steps towards these goals.
University of Leeds
Learning Online: Searching and Researching
Improve your online research skills and your ability to critically analyse sources of information.
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University of Leicester
Discovering Your PhD Potential
Learn how to research and write a high-quality research proposal for postgraduate applications.
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University of Reading
An Intermediate Guide to Writing in English for University Study
Improve your academic English skills further, learning about critical analysis, using sources, avoiding plagiarism and more.
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