How to Succeed in Your Welsh Bacc: the Individual Project Essentials Course - University of Bath

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A short course designed to help students prepare for the Welsh Bacc Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate – Individual Project.

Learn everything you need to know for your Welsh Bacc Individual Project

The Welsh Bacc is valued by universities and employers for the combination of personal growth and academic skills it develops in learners.

In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to successfully complete your Welsh Bacc Individual Project. Asides from learning what the assessors are looking for, you’ll explore a range of additional transferable skills that will help in your projects, such as time management and research.

Ultimately, you’ll gain all the skills needed to bring your project together.

What topics will you cover?

  • Reasons to do your Welsh Bacc and Individual Project well
  • Starting the research process
  • Getting a good mark: how you are assessed etc
  • Organising your ideas & structuring the project
  • Finding and evaluating sources
  • Time management
  • Using sources and referencing
  • Completing your project

This course is available in both English and Welsh.

When would you like to start?

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. 

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

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

  • Select, develop and refine an appropriate topic area for your project.
  • Find and evaluate appropriate resources and use these to inform and support your project.
  • Improve your time management skills in order to complete the project effectively.
  • Plan and structure a piece of academic writing.

Who is the course for?

This course would suit post-16 students wishing to successfully complete their Welsh Bacc ‘Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate’.

Who will you learn with?

Clive Lee

A Course Leader at the University of Bath, Clive has over 30 years’ experience training both students and professionals to become more effective writers and presenters.

Diana Hopkins

A Course Leader at the University of Bath, Diana supports students with their academic skills. She is also a writer of textbooks in the field of effective communication.

Anwen Elias

I’m a Lecturer at Aberystwyth University and teach a module on research skills and strategies.


Mark Whitehead

Mark is a course leader at Aberystwyth University who has written and edited ten books. 


Who developed the course?

University of Bath

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities both in terms of research and our reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and graduate prospects.

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University has a proud reputation for leading-edge research, teaching excellence and exceptional student experience. It’s a place for the adventurous, the curious and the creative.

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Last updated Sep 2020

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