Study Skills for Master’s Level Students will help students to develop the skills they need to make the transition from undergraduate to postgraduate thinking, researching and writing.
The second edition of this very popular book has been comprehensively updated to include the latest research publications and policy documents. The authors consider the characteristics, expectations and requirements of Master’s level study and examine key topics such as:
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 free of jargon and easy to use, with clearly defined learning goals. Questions and reflective activities support independent learning and enquiry, and suggestions for further reading are included at the end of each chapter.
Study Skills for Master’s Level Students is ideal for independent study or for use by lecturers in workshop settings.
From reviews of the first edition:
"A very comprehensive and accessible guide which is contemporary and related to
application within the workplace."
"Easy to read and well presented."
"Very useful; activities excellent."
"I thought the complete book is a must for all postgraduate students."
"This book is excellent and I wish I had had a chance to read [it] pre my MSc course."