Research Skills Online Courses
Practice your skills with these online course.
Online Research Support
Access the University Library
Post-16 Online Resources
Whatever courses and qualifications you are doing in your Post-16 studies, we want to support you. On this page you will find our free guides ready to download to help you with research skills, essay writing, revision and more. For those of you who are thinking about continuing on to university, these independent research skills and the inquiry-based learning will be great preparation for your further education.
Research skills taught online
The Learning and Engagement Team can deliver our research skills session online via Microsoft Teams or Zoom. This session will need to be booked ahead by a member of school staff by emailing us directly or by using our online booking form. Please note that this session cannot be booked by individual students.
These downloads are specifically aimed to help sixth-formers and college students for both their studies and Extended Pupil Qualification (EPQ).
- Guide to Research Skills
- Guide to Planning Your Essay
- Guide to Exams and Revision
- Guide to Using Sources
- Guide to Presenting Your Work
- Guide to Using the Library
Glossary of terms
Please use this helpful guide to help you understand some of the words you may hear when people are talking about a university education.