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Durham University

Academic Skills Programme

Maths and Stats Courses

For further details and to book places click on the link at the end of each row. Please check your timetable and other commitments before booking places.

First Steps in Excel 2016 for Business Students (UG/PGT)

16 January 2019 13:30

Details for DS253 on 16 Jan 19

First Steps with Excel 2016 (Staff/PGR)

18 January 2019 09:30

Details for DS219 on 18 Jan 19

Maths for the Unmathematical 1. Fractions, Percentages, and All That

23 January 2019 14:00

Details for CE84 on 23 Jan 19

First Steps with Excel 2016 (UG/PGT)

24 January 2019 09:30

Details for DS220 on 24 Jan 19

Introduction to LaTeX (Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates)

28 January 2019 09:30

Details for DS97 on 28 Jan 19

First Steps in Excel 2016 for Business Students (UG/PGT)

31 January 2019 09:30

Details for DS253 on 31 Jan 19

First Steps with Excel 2016 (UG/PGT)

6 February 2019 13:30

Details for DS220 on 6 Feb 19

First Steps in Excel 2016 for Business Students (UG/PGT)

7 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS253 on 7 Feb 19

Maths for the Unmathematical 2. (very) Basic Statistics

7 February 2019 14:00

Details for CE85 on 7 Feb 19

Moving on with Excel 2016 (Staff/PGR)

12 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS221 on 12 Feb 19

Moving on with Excel 2016 (UG/PGT)

14 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS222 on 14 Feb 19

Moving on with Excel 2016 (UG/PGT)

18 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS222 on 18 Feb 19

Advanced Excel 2016 (Staff/PGR)

19 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS223 on 19 Feb 19

Moving on with Excel for Business Students (UG/PGT)

25 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS254 on 25 Feb 19

Advanced Pivot Tables in Excel 2016 (UG/PGT)

26 February 2019 09:30

Details for DS251 on 26 Feb 19

Advanced Excel 2016 (UG/PGT)

1 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS224 on 1 Mar 19

Moving on with Excel for Business Students (UG/PGT)

5 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS254 on 5 Mar 19

First Steps with Access 2016 (Staff/PGR)

7 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS225 on 7 Mar 19

Advanced Pivot Tables in Excel 2016 (Staff/PGR)

8 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS237 on 8 Mar 19

Moving on with Excel for Business Students (UG/PGT)

11 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS254 on 11 Mar 19

Introduction to LaTeX (Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates)

12 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS97 on 12 Mar 19

Data Dashboards using Excel 2016 (Staff/PGR)

15 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS238 on 15 Mar 19

Advanced Excel 2016 for Business Students (UG/PGT)

18 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS255 on 18 Mar 19

Introduction to LaTeX (Staff and Postgraduate Researchers)

19 March 2019 09:30

Details for DS79 on 19 Mar 19

Advanced Excel 2016 for Business Students (UG/PGT)

20 March 2019 13:30

Details for DS255 on 20 Mar 19

Online workshops

Excel courses

The ever-popular suite of Excel courses, First Steps with Excel 2016, Moving on with Excel 2016 and Advanced Excel 2016 have now been launched as e-learning courses via Duo. If you wish to enrol on one of the courses, please contact Sarah Dodds on it.training@durham.ac.uk stating the course you wish to enrol on and your CIS username.The content is identical to the classroom based courses so if you have already completed that course, there is no need to repeat the training.

Coding courses, MOOCs and resources

A list of courses, MOOCs and resourses providing an introduction to coding. All use current industry standard programming languages including Python, R and JavaScript and are free to enrol on, but some will require payment for a certificate.

Resources

Introduction to computational thinking

Resources

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution

Resources

Introduction to using Python

Rice University’s Introduction to Python course

Automate the Boring stuff The book and eBook is also available in the library

FutureLearn “Learn to Code for Data Analysis” for statistics


Digital skills and quantitative methods course resources

If you can't attend, you can download the materials from these courses and use them for practice.

Preparing for Psychometric Tests

Often an integral part of the selection procedures used by employers, psychometric tests commonly test your numerical reasoning. The Careers Centre provide resources and practice examples to help you prepare.

Resources and practise tests