• 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.

Reflections on Studying at University
Reflections on studying at university

The main aim of this book has been to take you on a journey through a Criminology degree programme in Higher Education. We began by suggesting ways in which you can make the transition from school or college work. This was followed by guidance on how to study at university. The section on assessment provided a rationale for certain forms of assessment and provided the advice needed to produce work of a good standard. We have also given some thought to issues relating to plagiarism, one of the areas of concern that has increased partly as a consequence of the changing nature of the student population, the increase in technology and the pressures facing ‘fulltime’ students ...

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