Academic Skills Centre

Critical reading skills

Effective reading is essential to successful study at university. We offer a 10-week and 4-week course designed to help you to read at a deeper level, develop a critical approach to your reading and give you strategies to read more efficiently.

You will learn the following skills:

  • demystifying academic articles
  • selecting key information
  • taking good notes
  • identifying bias & underlying assumptions
  • developing critical questions.

10-week course

A 10-week course can help you to:

  • learn about all aspects of academic reading
  • take time to study each skills in depth
  • have more opportunities to practise your reading skills.

Enrol

Before signing up for a course please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.

Start date Time Enrol
Wednesday 14 February 18:15-19:45 Enrol now

4-week course

A 4-week course can help you to:

  • learn about some aspects of academic reading
  • have some opportunities to practice your reading skills.

Enrol

Before signing up for a course please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.

Start date Time Enrol
Wednesday 14 February 14:15-15:45 Enrol now
Wednesday 11 April 14:15-15:45 Enrol now