"...There are good sections on writing academically at master's level, how to get published and the benefits for postgraduates and the profession of sharing work. The authors conclude with a useful chapter on applying postgraduate skills in the workplace.
This excellent guide will also be an invaluable resource in areas of study other than the intended health and social care field."
Nursing Standard, Nov 13–19, 2013
This revised and updated edition of Study Skills for Master’s Level
Students adopts a reflective approach using exercises that are related
to the development of the skills required to make the transition from
undergraduate to postgraduate thinking and writing. Questions and activities
encourage students to identify the skills that the postgraduate student should
possess and to demonstrate an understanding of how those skills are developed.
* Critical thinking
* Developing independent study skills
* Finding and using literature
* Applying postgraduate skills in the workplace
* Writing at Master’s level
* How to get published.
The book is easy to use and jargon-free with clearly defined
learning goals. Reflection points are included in order to support independent
learning and enquiry, and there are also suggestions for additional reading
throughout the book. Study Skills for Master’s Level Students
can therefore be used as an independent student study tool or by lecturers in
Here's what lecturers thought of the first edition:
very comprehensive and accessible guide which is contemporary and related to
application within the workplace."
to read and well presented."
useful; activities excellent."
thought the complete book is a must for all postgraduate students."
book is excellent and I wish I had had a chance to read [it] pre my MSc course."