The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

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Studying a degree course in psychology, even if youa€™ve taken the subject before university, requires a whole range of new skills and knowledge. And the 4th edition of this best-selling guide is an invaluable companion. It can not only help you to get a good final degree, but will also support you in making informed choices towards either a career or further study. Updated to include the latest developments in the field, the new edition provides practical and helpful guidance on everything a psychology student encounters throughout their degree, including: Writing essays and research reports, including how to get your referencing right. Guidelines for researching ethically using humans or animals An overview of research methods and statistics, including qualitative methods Tips on how to approach and pass your exams Advice on becoming a graduate, including preparing your CV and making the most of your degree Featuring advice to help you every step of the way, the book also includes a library of weblinks to provide further resources to support your studies. This is an essential book for any psychology student wishing to make the most of their degree course.A guide to essay writing and referencing 3 This chapter describes the various stages in essay writing, progressing from carrying out a literature search ... Essay writing is a skill that an undergraduate student needs throughout the whole of a psychology degree. ... General study skills advice suggests that the craft of essay writing needs to be learned over time, and that one good way of learning about theanbsp;...

Title:The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology
Author:Thomas M Heffernan
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2015-06-19


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