A series of modules aimed to help students to begin their studies with the School of Advanced Study. By taking these tutorials you will be able to earn digital badges to prove that you have completed the material.

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MS Teams Meetings

A short tutorial offering training on participating in online meetings with MS Teams.

Online Communication and Collaboration Spaces

This short course takes you on a tour of the main online communication and collaboration spaces.

Working From Home

This short course seeks to guide you through studying from home and at a distance.

Introduction to Zotero

A short tutorial introducing Zotero, a recommended piece of referencing software.

Study Online Basic Functions

This short course is a whistle-stop tour of SAS' VLE's basic functions.

Research Ethics

This tutorial is mandatory for all students and should be completed before handing in a research ethics proposal to the Research Office.


Online Research Methods

An introduction to the methods and approaches to researching the online world and contemporary born-digital materials. 

Expected completion time: 4-6 hours

Digital Skills Awareness

An introduction to the digital skills new students should acquire when they start their programme of study. 

Expected completion time: 5-6 hours

Using Turnitin

We use Turnitin for submission and marking of most assignments.