Careers MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

The Careers Service runs two complementary ‘How to Succeed at’ online courses through the FutureLearn platform. These two free courses offer practical learning and advice to create the perfect CV, personal statement or application and succeed at your next interview.

The courses run for 3 weeks, several times throughout the year. You can register your interest and join a course from it’s start date. Once the course begins you can complete it at a time that suits you, even after the course has finished running.

How to Succeed at: Writing Applications

Starting 24th October 2016

Produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.

  • Analyse a job advert or course description
  • Example CV’s and covering letters
  • Improve your digital footprint
  • Answering application form questions

How to Succeed at: Interviews

Starting 14th November 2016

Provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.

  • Prepare for different types of interviews
  • Research an organisation
  • What to wear
  • Answering commonly asked questions.

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