Refresh your study skills

If you are planning to study with us but haven't studied in a while you may find our pre-course study skills resource useful.

A PhD student working in the Health Sciences Library

This resource contains information and short activities to help prepare you for studying at either degree or masters level and is aimed at people working in practice who intend to study a unit or programme with the School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery.

In order to access the study skills course materials you will need to log into Blackboard Open Education.

Access the course

Please note: this is a separate system to the main Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used within the University, although the platform looks and works in the same way, so it will be helpful in preparing you for studying with us.

Follow these instructions to enrol on to the course

  1. Visit the link above and from the course home page select Enrol.
  2. If you already have a Blackboard Open Education account enter your username and password for this account and click the Login button.
  3. If you do not already have a Blackboard Open Education account you will need to create a free account before you can enrol on the course. Click on the Don’t have an account? Create one now link.
  4. Complete the simple registration form. Your username and password can be anything that you want. Please make a note of these for future reference because we are unable to access this information for you.
  5. Please use your real first name and last name as this will help us to identify you within this system.
  6. Once you have completed the registration form and accepted the terms and conditions, click Create Account. You should now have the option to enter the course.
  7. Click Go to Course to access the study skills materials.

What if I forget my password?

  1. If you forget your password, you can change it by clicking on the Login button in the top right hand corner of the screen.
  2. From the Login box, choose Forgot Your Password? link.
  3. Provide the information required and submit the form.

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