Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed.
This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students.
Suitable for anyone who's applying for jobs, this book explains what recruiters are looking for, gives practical advice about how to show yourself in your best light, and provides real-life examples to help you improve your CV.
Fully revised and updated with new courses and admissions policies for 2021 entry, this is the only independent reference book listing the target offers and admissions details for degree subjects at all universities and colleges, offering a rich resource on every aspect of the application process.
This book provides social science researchers with both a strong rationale for the importance of thinking reflexively and a practical guide to doing it. The first book to build on Pierre Bourdieu's reflexive work, it combines academic analysis with practical examples and case studies. The book will be of interest to researchers and students.
Master your lifelong learning and professional development with this essential guide to overcoming challenges, beating procrastination, and successfully managing your studies alongside work, family and other priorities.
An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study and organisational skills that will ensure any student studying a university course whilst continuing to work can get the most out of their course and improve their employability .
A practical guide allowing mature students to build on their strengths and overcome challenges. Includes worked examples, exercises and space for recording strategies and successes. Covers areas such as lectures, seminars, reading and note-taking, presentations, writing, exams, time management, finance and careers.
Available for the first time in simplified Chinese, The Study Skills Handbook helps you to develop the skills you need for higher level study, to obtain a good degree and plan for your future career. An international bestseller, the book is ideal for Chinese-speaking students embarking on a course at an English-speaking institution.
We all have the ability to think conceptually and creatively, but for many of us this potential lies untapped. Smart Thinking will teach you how to generate your own original ideas, create new concepts, assess risk, solve problems and make balanced decisions. Above all, this book will show you how to truly think for yourself.
This book has established itself as one of the most popular introductory student guides in the field. The fourth edition has been updated throughout, with a brand new chapter on critics and contexts in essay writing. It shows the reader how to approach literature, featuring chapters on themes, characters, structure, style, irony and analysis.
Writing for Science Students is a practical guide to the techniques you need for accurate, clear and effective writing. This book takes you through each stage of the process, from understanding the requirements of your assignment and planning your research, right through to reading, structuring your writing and editing.
To write successfully in business - both at university and in the workplace - you need to communicate your ideas clearly and correctly; imprecise or incorrect word use will lessen the clarity and credibility of your work. This book gives you an accessible `way in' to the words and phrases you will need to use in essays, case studies and reports.
Are you studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English? If so, this is the book for you. It's full of examples, ideas, activities and good advice to help you improve your English and make the most of your university experience, whether you are abroad or taking university classes in English at home.
- There are a host of useful illustrations, diagrams, checklists, exercises and real student stories to help you get the most from the book.- It's easy to find your way around the chapters so you can pick the bits that are most relevant for you.
This concise, handy guide demystifies academic writing, providing students with real insight into writing well at university. Direct and practical advice allows students to gain the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study. Well-presented, featuring lively illustrations.
Release Your Inner Drive: Everything You Need to Know about How to Get Good at Stuff by Bradley Busch and Edward Watson is a book of infographics designed to show teenagers how they can excel at school and in life.
This book is full of practical advice and useful examples to help students and engineers write clearly, accurately and impressively. This updated fourth edition features new material on technical notes, inspection reports and business cases, along with abstracts and summaries. It is an essential aid for today's engineers.
This concise and practical guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process, and covers core aspects of academic writing, from understanding the task and researching the topic through to composing a draft, editing copy and responding to feedback.
This is an easy to use guide on how to complete the various types of assessment normally encountered in undergraduate law programmes. Encouraging students to apply the skills they have learnt, it covers a wide range of tasks including essay writing, giving presentations and moots, taking exams and completing dissertations.
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