book takes a clear-eyed approach to the challenges of university life,
offers realistic advice and demonstrates how to acquire transferable
skills with a view to future employability.
How do you survive the university experience? What do tutors want?
How can you express yourself best in tutorials, seminars, essays and
Part of the 'Sage Study Skills' series and written in an engaging and
no-nonsense style by experienced teachers, the book offers students the
perfect one-stop guide to making their university study experience
to Succeed in Your Social Science Degree
a guide to living and studying at university, this book goes beyond
describing basic study skills and instead invites the reader to use
ideas from sociology to make sense of the role of being a student, the
university as an institution and the professional relationships between
students and lecturers. It is written in a style that feels like having
a supportive and experienced tutor, who has bags of common sense and
has seen hundreds of students through university, talking you through
the issues while offering practical advice and wise commentary to help
you come to terms with the demands of being a student" - Peter
Lunt, Brunel University
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David Harris, University College Plymouth, St Mark and St John