Presentation Skills for Students


Acquiring basic techniques to improve presentation skills. Participants learn general rules for structuring a presentation, what they should do and should not do in a presentation and how to deal with nerves. The course is very hands-on and offers ample opportunity for practice


  • Structure of a presentation
  • Speaking schedule and voice usage
  • Style and contents
  • Use of Powerpoint
  • Style and contents
  • Non-verbal communication and nerves

This course is the basis for a number of workshops that focus on specific aspects of presentation skills, such as presenting in a foreign language, speaking skills in an educational setting, presenting a thesis or speaking at a conference 


Participants are expected to attend all lessons. The course takes place during three consecutive weeks, each lesson lasting three hours. Self-study time: approx. three hours a week.

Course overview 

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    This course is aimed at people who have not had previous instruction on presentation techniques, or who have had little opportunity to practice their presentation skills. English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

  • Date

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  • Time

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  • Location

    Canvas Online

  • Course fee

    UT students: €25 (non-refundable administration fee), payable at registration.

  • Maximum participants

    maximum 12 participants

  • Trainers

    Henno Schouten

  • Course materials

    To be advised

Further Information
UT Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040
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Presentation Skills for Students
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