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How to Write CV Free Online Courses from University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is offering free online course for guiding in writing CV online. This course is available for anyone who wants to write an impressive Curriculum Vitae Online.

After completing this three-week free online course, students will be in a great position to put their CV online and net that job. The course will start on 25 July 2016 2016.

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Course At A Glance

Length: 3 weeks
Effort:  4 hours pw
Subject: Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Institution: University of Glasgow and Future Learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course Starts 25 July 2016

Providers’ Details

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University of Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities and is striving to change the world with its expertise. Its annual earnings for research are £175m, which means that it can make important discoveries, whether that’s finding a way to detect malaria in minutes, or contributing to the biggest particle physics experiment in the world: the Large Hadron Collider.

About This Course

Writing a CV is a very personal thing – it’s a story about their past that employers will use to decide if they have a future with them. This free online course will guide them through the CV writing process, helping them create a CV online that will help them net their dream job.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Applicants shall also be able to connect with huge numbers of other job hunters around the world, who are all bursting with ideas – ideas that they can use in their own CV writing.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, applicants shall be able to improve existing CV, not only by making it more digital and putting CV online but also through being more aware of what makes a good CV and what makes a bad one.

In Weeks 1 and 2, University shall be looking at all of the key skills applicants need to perfect  CV – the idea is that they shall build up these key skills so that they shall be able to see a clear improvement in their CV writing. In Week 2, we’ll consider how much technology you want your as part of your CV to be, so that, by the end of the course, you’ll be in a great position to put your CV online and net that job


There are no prior requirements for this course.


There are no prior requirements for this course.


Willie McGuire Lead Educator

He has been at Glasgow University, as a Senior Lecturer, for 12 years now.  His main aim is to help applicants to write better cvs so that they get an interview and net that job.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link.
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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