Take your research skills to the next level.
Research skills are no longer just a critical requirement for those studying at university. It’s an attractive skillset to have in preparation for any career in the 21st century, with more and more jobs relying on data analysis and research-based communication.
This course is the perfect introduction to different approaches to conducting and analysing research literature – useful skills for critical research-led assignments like investigative reports, dissertation, thesis or PhD.
This two-week online course will not only provide an overview of the tools you need to get into your chosen university, but give you a good understanding of what it takes to achieve success during your studies and final thesis or research project.
On this course, you will:
- Identify appropriate and relevant sources to strengthen the quality of your work and independent research
- Be introduced to qualitative and quantitative data collection and research studies
- Learn about research trends in literature
- Critically analyse research and identify research gaps for your dissertation or thesis
- Understand how ethical and political issues can affect practical empirical research
- Understand key perspectives, theories and research methodologies
Who is this for?
This is an ideal for students aspiring to study at university – at both undergraduate or postgraduate level. Students should have Upper Intermediate B2 language level and an interest in developing their academic writing skills to help them excel at university and stand out from the crowd.
BE PREPARED FOR UNIVERSITY
Develop your skills toolkit.
Studying at university will be incredibly rewarding. Prepare for different styles of assessment and academic research by strengthening your advanced-level academic language skills.
You will learn fundamental research skills to effectively tackle research-based assignments, like your dissertation or thesis – that significantly affect your final grade.
You will get an overview of the advanced study skills that are needed to help you perform your best when asked to complete tasks, assignments and exams at university. These may also be different to skills you have learned in your own country, so we will support you to understand how to implement basic techniques to help you gain high marks at university-level.
Your course will be tailored to focus on the specific needs and priorities of the group so content may be adapted to best suit your and the group.