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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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

Student Induction

Welcome to the School of Advanced Study and to your October 2020 Induction.

SAS Byte-Sized

A series of short tutorials offering training on studying from home and at a distance.

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