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Study skills (Learning Development)

Skills for study: successful study starts here!

Would you like to develop your study skills?

Take a look at Skills for Study, the essential online resource providing an interactive and personalised solution to help you develop your study skills.

Skills for Study is based on Stella Cottrell's Study Skills Handbook, and covers a range of academic skills including referencing, note-taking, critical thinking and exam skills.

Skills for Study is designed to help you progress at your own pace. Each module includes diagnostic tests, and exercises and activities to help you measure your progress, become more confident and get the most out of your course.

You will need to register with the site before you can access the content.

Time management
Confidence with numbers
Critical thinking skills
Employability and personal development
Exam skills
Getting ready for academic success
Groupwork and presentations
Projects, dissertations and reports
Reading and note-making
Referencing and understanding plagiarism
Research principles
Writing skills