Online Course from Future Learn: How to Succeed in Interviews

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Online Course from Future Learn: How to Succeed in Interviews

Future Learn is offering a free online course on how to succeed at interviews. This course has been designed and developed by experts from Career Services at Sheffield University to help students succeed at interviews, whether they are applying for jobs or study opportunities.

What topics will you cover?

Preparing for interviews

  • Dealing with nerves
  • The practical details
  • Making your research count
  • Anticipating key questions

Dealing with interviews

  • Creating a positive first impression
  • What to wear
  • Using your voice
  • Getting to grips with interview questions
  • Brilliant questions to ask the interviewer

Handling different types of interview

  • Successful telephone and video interviews
  • Giving presentations
  • Tests and exercises
  • Leaving a positive impression

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

1. Improve your chances of success in getting a job or securing a place on a university course
2. Apply best practice techniques to enable you to tackle interviews for jobs, apprenticeships, placements and university courses more effectively
3. Identify what recruiters are looking for by researching an organization or institution thoroughly, and identifying what skills and attributes recruiters might be looking for
4. Identify what questions you may be asked at interview, and how to approach answering different types of interview questions
5. Develop a better understanding of your strengths, skills and key selling points to tackle interviews with confidence
6. Develop an understanding of different types of interviews, from telephone and video interviews to non-standard interviews, and how to tackle them

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone applying for jobs or courses. It will be of particular interest to those in the early stages of their career, or those who are out of practice and need to update their skills. No prior knowledge or expertise is needed.


  • All applicants are welcome to participate in this 3-week course.  The course will be 3 hours per week.
  • Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. the next course will start on 20 May 2019

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