How to Succeed in Your Social Science Degree
- Hilary Arksey - University of York, UK
- David Harris - College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth
SAGE Study Skills Series
How do you survive the university experience? What do tutors want? How can you express yourself best in tutorials, seminars, essays and exams?
This book takes a clear-eyed approach to the challenges of university life, offers realistic advice and demonstrates how to acquire transferable skills with a view to future employability. All of the basics are here:
" How educational performance can be maximized
" How to develop powers of expression
" How to analyze data
" What to do and avoid doing in writing a dissertation
" What to do to make sure that university life brings the best employment prospects
" What skills and performance impress tutors
" What employers want
Written in an engaging and no-nonsense style by experienced teachers, the book offers students the perfect one-stop guide to making their university study experience count.
"This book takes a clear approach to the challenges of university life, offers realistic advice, and demonstrates how to acquire transferable skills for future employment. Issues examined include how to maximize your academic performance, develop powers of expression, analyze data, write a dissertation, and identify what employers want."
—ABSTRACTS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENT