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Develop your reading for academic purposes

Find out about how our short course can help you to improve the skills needed to find, evaluate and analyse the texts you will read for your studies.

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Develop your academic reading

This 4-week course will help you develop the strategies and skills essential to successful and efficient reader of academic texts.

You will learn to evaluate the validity of writers' arguments and develop techniques to improve your critical thinking.

The course is open for all undergraduate and postgraduate students who use English as a first or second language.

You can apply for the next course on 9 December 2019.


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


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