• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The new edition of this best-selling study skills book provides a practical guide for success for students at every level of their study in criminology or criminal justice degree. Fully-revised and thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the curriculum, the book continues to provide students with practical and relevant information for their degree including topics on: choosing courses, sourcing and researching, applying theory to practice, writing essays, presentation skills, revision, taking exams, and careers after your degree. Additional content for the new edition includes:

a new chapter on plagiarism; developments in virtual learning environments and e-resources; expanded coverage of internet and e-learning skills; your move from high school to university and the varying levels within your degree.

Part Three
Part three

In Part Three we will summarise the key points that have been made in relation to studying Criminology at university. We will draw together some of the issues that have been discussed and focus on researching your work, presenting your work and taking assessments. Following the guidance and advice given here should help you to get the most out of your studies. There is also a discussion about ways in which you can make use of your degree.

Increasingly, a key feature of Higher Education is the importance placed on transferable skills by employers. There are a number of organisations seeking to encourage the development of these skills, for example, the University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) and the Sector Skills Council for Criminal ...

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