Academic Skills (Psychology) VLE site
This VLE site has all the materials from your Academic Skills sessions along with other materials of support.
All the 'How to...' videos can be found on there to help with essay and practical report writing. There are also some self-test quizzes to help with the development of your writing. Within the writing support section, you can find some example essays and practical reports from previous years.
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The Writing Centre
Provide personalised 1-1 support in relation to the academic planning and writing process. Their Practical Guide to Academic Writing is a comprehensive resource with guides, tutorials and videos. They also run regular workshops throughout the academic year including Assignment Planning, Setting goals and “best possible self” and Writing and Citing.
The Maths Skills Centre
Provides personalised 1-1 advice and guidance on maths topics, statistical concepts and quantitative analysis. Their Practical Guide to Maths and Statistics contains a range of online resources and guidance for choosing statistical tests. They run regular interactive workshops throughout the academic year including Choosing a statistical test, Statistical Wellbeing: Strategies for Studying Statistics Successfully and Getting started with SPSS.
Library Skills Guides
Here you can find videos, interactive tutorials and links to help you develop your academic skills. These skills include:
Researching, collaborating, organising, critical thinking and communicating.
Departmental Academic Skills Support
Students in our Department have access to the Academic Skills VLE page which provides comprehensive support for relevant skills
These links provide information on Exceptional Circumstances from the University and the department. This includes information on ‘Self-Certification’ and ‘Evidenced’ exceptional circumstances applications.
For details on how to apply for exceptional circumstances, the best link to use is the departments wiki page.