Course Details and Schedule

LaTeX is a document preparation system that produces far better-looking output than any word processor. LaTeX is ideal for producing well-structured documents particularly those containing scientific formulae, mathematical proofs or computer programs, without getting bogged down in design.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Introduction to LaTeX techniques
  • Creation of documents with sections
  • Use of mathematical equations, lists and tables
  • Using bibliographies in LaTeX
  • A brief history of LaTeX
  • Creating a simple LaTeX document
  • Adding chapters and sections
  • Lists and tables
Course information
Intended audience Anyone who needs to create or use LaTeX documents, but particularly postgraduate students
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software Texmaker
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? LaTeX: Further document preparation
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

What you will need:

Computer and software are provided. There is limited space for any device you use for note taking.


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.