Study Skills for International Postgraduates

Study Skills for International Postgraduates

by Martin Davies
     
 

Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.See more details below

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Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.

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'Study Skills for International Postgraduates" is an excellent introduction to the culture and demands of Anglo-American post-graduate education. The sections on how to construct papers are especially useful, even for those already familiar with Anglo-American practices. This is a valuable "how-to" manual for those undertaking study abroad.'
- Herman Schwartz, University of Virginia, USA

'Extremely comprehensive and detailed, Study Skills for International Postgraduates is a 'must-have' for all graduate students. The writing is clear and concise, with excellent descriptions and examples provided throughout. Students will find the suggestions for time management, study skills, and organizing research and the writing process invaluable.'
- Kristen P. Williams, Clark University, USA

'Extensive in its coverage, Study Skills for International Postgraduates is written in a friendly, accessible style and is sure to be a great, practical resource for international students.'
- Hayo Reinders, Middlesex University, UK

'The most concrete and practical guide on the market on how to achieve a postgraduate degree, with a maximum of how-to skills and competencies.'
- Lotte Rienecker, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

'This book outlines the core skills vital for successful postgraduate study. It will not only assist international postgraduates but will prove a useful guidebook for any student embarking on the postgraduate journey.'
- Dennis Grube, Griffith University, Australia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403995803
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Series:
Palgrave Study Skills Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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