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IT Skills and Digital Literacy

Supporting study and enhancing employability

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IT Skills Tutorials

I'm here for IT Induction - I'm a new student.


Dissertation Deli - IT skills for projects and dissertations


Biomedical Sciences and related degrees.

Civil Engineering.



Marine Sciences and Technology.


Medicine (MBBS A100 and A101).



Postgraduate research (PhD) or other PG research qualifications in FMS, HASS and SAgE.

MRes Biomedical Sciences and related programmes.

MSc Civil Engineering and related degrees.

PG Clinical Psychology (PhD, IAPT, CBT).

PG Dip Conscious Sedation in Dentistry.

MSc Evidence-based Practice in Communication Disorders.

Masters/Dip/Cert in Medical Education.

MA History.

MSc Medical Sciences.

MSc Public Health.

MSc Psychology.

MSc Restorative/Clinical Dentistry.


Evaluation forms.

About us and our research.

Information for Postgraduate Demonstrators ONLY.

IT Skills Resources

Skills Catalogue: lists all skills taught across all disciplines.

Use Albert Expert to audit your skills or receive feedback.

What type of digital learner are you?

How To guides to techniques not covered by the IT tutorials.

Frequently Asked Questions and unusual IT problems answered.

Quick reference guides to Office and other software.

Videos demonstrating key skills.

Images - guide to resources.

Additional support

Getting started with Windows 7 and Office 2013.

Getting help, including cluster clinics.

Other IT software you may find useful including free/cheap licences.

General Information about the Faculty of Medical Sciences computing clusters and cluster availability during November/December.

Office 2003 and Office 2007/2010 archived materials.

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