Learning Development Service

From study skills to English language sessions, we support undergraduate and postgraduate students in every area needed to be a successful student, particularly if you are returning to study after a break.

Contact us

If you are based at our Bloomsbury campus and need advice and support with study skills, please contact the Student Advice Service or .

If you are based at our Stratford campus, please contact our study skills support and advice team

We also work with Learning Development Tutors in the schools. Please contact them for further help and support

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How we can help

How we can help

We offer a range of free workshops and resources to help you fulfil your potential at Birkbeck. 

Moodle learning skills module

Moodle learning skills module

This free online module brings together the different resources we offer to help you develop your learning skills. 

Academic Development Workshop Calendar

Academic Development Workshop Calendar

We offer free workshops throughout the year, to help you develop your academic skills.

Learning Development tutors

Learning Development Tutors

Learning Development Tutors are based within each school and can provide additional academic skills support. 

Disability and dyslexia support

Disability and Dyslexia Support

We welcome students with disabilities and dyslexia and are committed to helping you seize opportunities. 

Drop-in sessions for maths and statistics support

Drop-in sessions for numerical skills development

We offer short one-to-one drop-in sessions during term time to help with basic mathematics and statistics issues. 

Drop-in sessions for English language support

Drop-in sessions for English language support

We offer one-to-one drop-in sessions during term time to help you with academic English and writing.

Pre-sessional English language support

Pre-sessional English language support

We can help you improve your language skills before you start your degree, in order to meet our English language requirements.