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Reading and library resources for psychology students

Our Reading and Library Resources for Psychology Students short course is aimed at students who have decided to study one of our psychology programmes but feel uncertain about their study skills. Focusing on planning, preparation, effective reading and note-taking, it will help you to start your course with greater confidence. You will learn:

  • essential skills for source reading material
  • the skills of a good reader
  • how to navigate library catalogues and databases
  • the importance of keeping notes and how to avoid plagiarism.

This course is currently being run online.

This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:

This module is non-accredited and carries no credit points.

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students. You may have to fulfil specific prerequisites for some intermediate-level or advanced-level courses, but these will be specified where relevant.

    This short course has prerequisite(s). If you try to enrol on this short course without completing the prerequisite(s), you will not be able to complete your enrolment. Please contact us if you would like further information

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You enrol directly onto the classes you would like to take, using the Enrol Now link below. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then enrol onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.

First class: Sat 16-Jan-21 10am-2pm

Check class timetable

Please note that timetables are not yet confirmed for short courses starting in the Spring or Summer terms