Course dates

Starting date, Saturday 23 Jun 2018
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day
Starting date, Saturday 18 Aug 2018
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day
Starting date, Saturday 29 Sep 2018
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day

Course overview

This course is designed and taught by barristers and psychologists. Number of students is limited to 8 per class.

The course has contributed to building my confidence and awareness of body language. 


The course was an eyeopener - it was like going to a personal training session in the gym paralysed, and starting moving and developing muscles during the session. 


This course is taught by highly skilled experts with extensive experience of public speaking in a wide range of contexts, including courtroom advocacy, international conferences, public engagement, training and professional development, and politics.

In just one day of intensive training, you are guaranteed to improve your public speaking skills. Due to tutors’ experience and expertise in psychology and human development, significant success is also expected in removing fear and nervousness.

The unique feature of this course is the combination of:

  • Advocacy training at the English Bar;
  • Insights from psychological science; and
  • Personalised training and feedback.

The course will include training on all aspect of public speaking:

  • Delivering effective public speeches & presentations
  • Understanding manipulative public speaking techniques
  • Tactics and techniques of persuasive public speaking
  • Removing fears and anxiety

Following completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand techniques used in public speeches (e.g. by politicians’)
  • Reduce fears and anxiety
  • Deliver better public speeches or presentations in conferences
  • Know how to self-develop further

For more in-depth training, also available Public Speaking and Presenting - 5-day course.

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Booking information


  • 10% if you are taking two courses in consecutive weeks
  • 20% UK students
  • 25% UK Law & Society Association (UKLSA) Members
  • If five people register from the same institution for the same intake, the fifth place is free
  • Goldsmiths students, staff and alumni - email us for current discounts
Starting date, Saturday 23 Jun 2018
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day
Starting date, Saturday 18 Aug 2018
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day
Starting date, Saturday 29 Sep 2018
10 am - 5 pm | 1 day


If you have any questions about this course please contact air ( or call +44 (0)20 7078 5468.

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Goldsmiths, University of London

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