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Learning resources

Get a head start on your degree by taking a look at some of our learning resources, made for you by our lecturers.

Get a head start on your degree

We know going to university is a big step, and you’ll have lots of questions about the transition from school or college to studying for a degree. To get you prepared, our lecturers and expert staff are sharing everything you need to know through webinars and online resources.

If you want to find out more, and talk to our experts directly, attending an Open Day will help you get all the answers you’re looking for. Chat to staff and current students, hear from our finance, admissions, accommodation, and student support teams and take a virtual tour – plus lots more. 

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Upcoming webinars

Our series of webinars give you the opportunity to delve a bit deeper into some of the most prominent issues in the world at the moment. Hear from experts in topics such as global pandemics, social media and politics.

And, if you’ve got questions about coming to university, we’ll also be discussing everything from student finance to choosing the right university.

Making Choices - choosing your higher education path

Monday 6 July
10.15 - 11am

Explore how to choose a university and course that's right for you. Led by the University of Hull's Schools and Colleges Engagement team, this webinar will cover the key questions you should ask yourself when making this big decision.

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Writing the Future

Wednesday 8 July
10.15 - 11am

This webinar discusses creative responses to the pandemic lockdown, including using genre writing and worldbuilding to write the future that potential students want to see, the importance of creativity in times of crisis, and the value of being witnesses to history. This webinar is a celebration of new writing and a demonstration of our ever-evolving commitment to supporting the responsible writers of the future.

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Applying to university through UCAS

Thursday 9 July
10.15 - 11am

In this webinar we will take a detailed look at how you apply for a place at university, how the UCAS application system works, and much more!

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Your Personal Statement

Friday 10 July
10.15 - 11am

If you need help writing the personal statement for your UCAS application, this is the webinar for you! We will explore what makes a great personal statement, what university admissions tutors are looking for, and give you hints and tips to showcase your talents.

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Student Life and Why Hull

Monday 13 July
10.15 - 11am

What is it like to be a student, and why do our students love Hull so much? Explore all this and more in our webinar, led by our Schools and Colleges Engagement team, and make the most of your time at the University of Hull.

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Preparing for University

Wednesday 15 July
10.15 - 11am

Learn how to get your university life off to the best possible start and make the most of your time in higher education. Led by the University of Hull's Schools and Colleges Engagement Team, this webinar will include tips on everything from what to bring and buy, to handling the academic step up to university studies.

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Preparing for University - Guide for Parents/Carers

Wednesday 15 July
7 - 7.45pm

Discover how to support the young adult you care for through their university journey. Led by the University of Hull's Schools and Colleges Engagement Team, this webinar will include tips on everything from what to bring and buy, to helping them cope with the academic challenges of university study.

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Clearing - your 'need to knows'

Thursday 16 July
10.15 - 11am

Get the lowdown on Clearing 2020 with experts from the University of Hull. Covering aspects like admissions, choosing a course and what happens on results day, this webinar will cover the key questions you should ask yourself if you're applying through Clearing this summer.

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Clearing - Guide for Parents and Carers

Thursday 16 July
7 - 7.45pm

Get the lowdown on Clearing 2020 with experts from the University of Hull and help the young adult you care for make the most of their opportunity. Covering aspects like admissions, choosing a course and what happens on results day, this webinar will cover the key questions you may have about Clearing.

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Desistance from crime - ‘My story’ - stopping through learning and education

Wednesday 24 June
10.15 - 11am

This session introduces you to the theory of desistance – how and why individuals who have been involved in offending stop and move away from crime - and how it has made up a core element of the popular Learning Together module here at Hull.

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Choose a subject to access your learning resources

  • American Studies
  • Biology, Biochemistry, Zoology and Marine Biology
  • Business School
  • Computer Science & Technology
  • Criminology and Sociology
  • Digital and Game Design
  • Drama
  • Education and Childhood Studies (including Teacher Education)
  • English and Creative Writing
  • Film Studies
  • Forensic Science
  • Geography, Geology & Environmental Science
  • History
  • Law
  • Maths, Physics and Astrophysics
  • Music
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sport, Health and Exercise Science
  • Information and guidance
  • American Studies

    Get an in-depth understanding of one of the world's superpowers. Hull pioneered American Studies and with subjects ranging from Disney to Donald Trump, you can be sure of a diverse variety of study options. Plus, you could even spend a year studying in the US.

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  • Biology, Biochemistry, Zoology and Marine Biology

    You’ll get to grips with the building blocks of life on earth - from the rainforest to the ocean. Through a combination of lab work and hands-on experience in the UK and overseas, you’ll understand the contemporary challenges facing the planet.

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  • Business School

    Prepare for a career in the ever-changing world of business. Get to grips with how businesses work and understand real-world challenges, tackling subjects as broad as emerging technology and social equality. You’ll put your knowledge into practice, working closely with real companies throughout your studies.

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  • Computer Science & Technology

    Find yourself at the forefront of future innovations. You’ll study the vital advances that are driving society, covering topics like artificial intelligence, robotics and game development. Put your newfound skills to practice in practical projects and you could even get real-world experience by taking a placement year work while working towards your degree.

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  • Criminology and Sociology

    Study real-world disciplines that address real world problems.

    Identifying the motivations and experiences of those involved and affected by crime and look at broader global and social issues and thinks about how power, race, gender, religion, and issues of social justice are connected. 

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  • Digital and Game Design

    Develop your creative design, technical and professional skills by studying a hands-on course that prepares you to enter the games industry at a graduate level. You'll build a professional-standard portfolio to showcase your abilities and boost your prospects.

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  • Drama

    We’re one of the oldest university drama departments in the country, with a commitment to the performing arts going back more than 50 years. And Hull is a remarkably theatrical city, with dozens of theatre companies.

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  • Education and Childhood Studies (including Teacher Education)

    At Hull, you’ll learn from tutors who have actual professional experience in education. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to specialise in your area of interest and learn about innovations in education – including the influential work into digital technologies carried out by our researchers.

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  • English and Creative Writing

    Where better to study English than the city described as the most poetic in England? Explore literature from the medieval era to the 21st century, by way of English and American authors of poetry, short fiction, drama and novels. Our writing modules enable you to develop high-quality creative work including short stories, genre fiction, non-fiction, novels, poetry and scripts.

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  • Film Studies

    Explore the history of cinema while gaining practical filmmaking skills in our cutting-edge facilities. Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff who are film fans as much they are academics, include experts in everything from Disney to horror, East Asian cinema and TV drama.

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  • Forensic Science

    Understand the DNA of a crime scene by gaining practical experience working on realistic mockups to gather and analyse forensic data. You’ll grasp key concepts like human physiology and forensic science, gaining a thorough understanding of how crime scene findings translate to a courtroom.

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  • Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

    Studying our planet is critical in saving it. Understand our impact on the world and how complex political and socioeconomic factors play a major role. You could unlock the information found in rocks and fossils, explore environments in computer simulations or explore the world around us on an international field trip.

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  • History

    Explore the past and understand how it affects the present. History at Hull allows you to tailor your learning to your interests - covering topics from the Iron Age to contemporary America.

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  • Law

    You’ve seen it on TV. Now do it for real. On our hands-on Law courses, you’ll meld traditional class-based learning with practical experience in our mock courtrooms. Make a real-world difference helping members of the public with legal issues through our Law Clinic and you could even spend the Summer on a paid internship with a specialist local law firm.

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  • Maths, Physics and Astrophysics

    Explore the building blocks of the universe - from a sub-atomic level to a cosmological scale. Interrogate topics at the forefront of Mathematics and crack real-world problems using numerical analysis. Spend time in labs tackling real-world problems and even examine the make-up of the cosmos.

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  • Music

    Pursue your creative passions – whether that’s as a performer, a composer, a songwriter or a music technologist. You'll study a range of technical skills like project management, music theory and festival programming. Explore the theory of music - interrogate the value, status and significance of music in our society.

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  • Operating Department Practice

    Designed in collaboration with local NHS trusts and private healthcare providers, this course meets the growing demand for ODPs both locally and nationally. You'll learn in the cutting-edge facilities of our award-winning new Allam Medical Building on this programme which boasts a 100% employability rating†.

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  • Philosophy

    Engage with global challenges in the modern world and develop a strong set of skills in analytical and critical thinking. At Hull, you'll grapple with fundamental questions about the nature of reality, consciousness and what it is to be human. You'll debate the issues of the day, from cutting-edge genetics to artificial intelligence.

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  • Politics

    There has never been a more fascinating time to examine politics. You’ll explore how contemporary issues like Brexit, terrorism and America dovetail with all aspects of modern life - from the environment to equal rights. By exploring ideology and political thought, you’ll be able to put your studies in a historical context too. On a work placement, you could even walk the corridors of power, spending three months at Downing Street.

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  • Psychology

    What makes people tick? Understand the relationship between the brain and human behaviour and explore the origins of mental health difficulties. You’ll even have the opportunity to spend a semester studying in Europe at one of our partner Universities in your final year.

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  • Sport, Health and Exercise Science

    Be part of something extraordinary. Get opportunities that you won’t be able to get anywhere else by studying with the official University partner of Team GB. You’ll understand how the human body works in lab sessions and explore how psychology can affect performance. Get hands-on experience working in facilities like our Sports Rehabilitation Suite and Performance Analysis Suite. Plus, you’ll benefit from our connections with professional sports teams, elite athletes and local health providers. You’ll also enjoy an unrivalled fitness experience, thanks to a £16-million investment in our sports facilities.

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  • Information and guidance

    In the Schools and Colleges Engagement team, we provide advice and guidance to people across age-groups who may be interested in going to university in the future.

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