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Get ahead with skills at Bath

Get the best out of your studies, get set for your future.

Throughout your studies at Bath, you can access a wide range of skills, personal and health and wellbeing development opportunities, online and face to face, designed to complement and fit flexibly around your course.

You can search and sign up for these, and find additional resources to support your studies, your health and wellbeing, on MySkills.

You'll find opportunities to develop your skills in the following areas.

Academic and writing skills

Get the most out of your studies


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  • learn how to write effective essays, reports and dissertations
  • understand how to reference other people's work correctly
  • develop good revision and exam-taking techniques
  • access online resources to develop other academic skills like critical thinking and note-taking

Maths and statistics skills

Get to grips with maths and statistics


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  • develop your understanding of maths, statistics, and numeracy concepts
  • revise, practise and acquire practical mathematical skills and processes
  • improve your management and analysis of numbers, data and statistics
  • learn how to use software, programs and mathematical typesetting

Language skills

Get confident with English and other languages


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  • improve your English and work towards a Cambridge English qualification
  • learn a new language or improve an existing one
  • develop intercultural awareness
  • deepen your understanding of British culture and society if you’re a visiting or exchange student

Digital skills

Get up to speed with digital skills


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  • use digital skills resources to evaluate and develop your digital capabilities, including:
    • learn how to use and adapt the right digital devices, applications, software and systems
    • find, review, organise and share information effectively
    • handle data appropriately and establish good data security practices

Personal development skills

Get ready for the workplace


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  • learn how to speak confidently in public
  • develop your ability to work well in groups and teams
  • enhance your personal leadership skills
  • develop skills that employers look for and make your CV stand out

Health and wellbeing skills

Get your life in balance


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  • understand more about mental health
  • learn practical skills to protect and improve your mental health
  • take part in workshops and activities to enrich your life including cooking, gardening and dog walking
  • learn how to manage your finances effectively

Skills for life. Made in Bath.

Meet Ellie, who graduated from the University of Bath 10 years ago. Every day, Ellie uses a range of skills she developed at university to do her job. Here's a typical day in her life...*


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