University of Bath

Get help with your presentation skills

Find out how these courses can help you develop your presentation skills and improve your confidence when you give presentations.

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Develop your presentation skills

You can choose between 4-week and 8-week courses and support sessions which can help you develop your presentation skills and your confidence when giving presentations at university or in the workplace.

You will learn the structure of a good presentation, key phrases, opening and closing statements and how to use your body language to make a good impression.

You will learn how to make effective visual aids, cite images correctly and how to make your presentations interesting and memorable.

You will practise planning, creating and giving presentations to your class and get support and feedback.

The courses are for all undergraduate and postgraduate students who use English as a first or second language from all faculties and departments.


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

8-week Courses

On this course you will learn about basic presentation skills and structure. You will have plenty of opportunity to practise giving presentations to the class and will be confident to give a presentation at university or work.

You can register for an 8-week presentation skills course on 1 October 2019.

4-week Courses

This course will help you if you have some experience of giving presentations and want to improve your skills and develop your presentation structure.

You will have the opportunity to practise a presentation to the class. By the end of the course you will be more confident when giving presentations.

You can register for The next 4-week course on 1 October.

Presentation Support Sessions

You can bring your presentations and work with a tutor. The tutor will help you to improve and develop your presentation.

Presentation support sessions are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6.15pm to 7.45pm.

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