Free Online Course: How to Succeed at Writing Applications

Free Online Course: How to Succeed at Writing Applications

Deadline: October 26th, 2015

University of Sheffield & FutureLearn are collaborating to provide a free online course on ‘How to Succeed at: Writing Applications’. This free 3 week online course will help you write successful applications, whether you are applying for jobs or planning to study at university or college.

This course will help you:

  • understand the skills you have gained through work experience and your studies and show you how you can match them to job advertisements or course requirements.
  • write exceptional applications, CVs (or résumés), cover letters and personal statements and provide insight from employers and admissions tutors on what they look for in candidates.
  • master the art of application and CV writing through interactive materials & insightful videos and articles.

University of Sheffield & FutureLearn

The University of Sheffield is one of the world’s top 100 universities with a reputation for teaching and research excellence. Experts teach on the University’s courses and its students rated their learning experience as the best in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards, 2014-15.

FutureLearn offers diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.


This course will begin on October 26th, 2015; so please sign up on or before this date.

For more information, visit FutureLearn.