Academic Skills Centre

Enrol now for Semester 1 Academic and Language Skills

Wed Sep 27 08:00:00 BST 2017

Develop your skills at BathYou can take advantage of opportunities to develop your academic and language skills by enrolling now on a range of courses, tutorials and workshops. Places are limited so you are advised to enrol right away. See below for registration dates.

This semester you can sign up for a range of:

•    Short courses (three or four weeks duration)
•    Long courses (eight, ten or eleven weeks duration)
•    Workshops (50 minutes or 90 minutes duration)
•    One-to-one tutorials (50 minutes duration)*
•    Drop-in sessions (20 minutes duration)*

*One-to-one tutorials and drop-in sessions are available in our Skills Zone, which offers academic writing, mathematics and statistics advice and guidance.

Developing your academic skills and English language

For courses (short and long) in academic skills and English language, topics include:

•    Academic writing (for undergraduate and postgraduate students )
•    Critical reading
•    Presentation skills
•    Seminar skills and informal spoken English
•    English for employment
•    Grammar development

Registration opens on Tuesday 26 September at 9.00 am and closes on Thursday 5 October at midday.

Find out more and enrol here.

For one-off 90-minute academic skills workshops, topics include:

•    Note-taking
•    From academic reading to academic writing
•    Introducing introductions: how to begin an essay
•    Your first assignment
•    Writing for exam success

For further information about our 90-minute workshops, find out more and enrol here.

You may want to sign up for a spot of Lunchtime Learning, in which case find out more about our 50-minute workshops here.

Learning a Language

To learn a new language or brush up your existing language skills, you can sign up for an 11-week course in one of eight different languages. These are:

•    French
•    Spanish
•    Italian
•    Arabic
•    Japanese
•    Brazilian Portuguese
•    German
•    Mandarin Chinese

You can sign up for a course to suit your own language level from Beginners through to Advanced.

Registration opens on Friday 29 September at midday and closes on Friday 13 October at midday.

Find out more and enrol now.

We offer all students a free, comprehensive, programme of skills development opportunities covering seven different areas. These are:

•    Academic skills
•    Information and Library skills
•    Language skills
•    IT skills
•    Maths and statistics
•    English language
•    Employability

Find out more here.