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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.

Making Your Degree Work for You
Making your degree work for you

While many people still believe in the notion of ‘knowledge for its own sake’, degrees are increasingly seen to be a route to specific occupations. An increasing number of degrees have a vocational element to them and experience of work, the acquisition of skills for the workplace and occupational knowledge are the main things potential employers look for. Some academic disciplines are more suited to this than others and it is important that you look at ways of making sure that the degree you study for meets the requirements of the occupation you intend ...

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