At a glance
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- Duration1 day
- LocationCranfield campus
Course structureLectures and tutor guide classroom practical exercises followed by self-study
What you will learn
Introductory Studies is designed to create a common standard and to enable you to consolidate and expand their skill and knowledge base so that they can derive maximum benefit from their degrees.
On successful completion of this module you should be able to:
- Assess the quality of sources and their suitability and relevance to produce oral and written academic work at MSc level.
- Identify fitting methodologies and skills for effective study and research.
- Organise material and communicate arguments effectively and persuasively.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the university’s conventions for referencing and for appropriate presentation of academic work.
- Manage their studies using a range of IT.
- Able to work in accordance with University Health and Safety policy.
The emphasis in Introductory Studies is on fundamentals and subjects are covered at first-degree level. Topics include:
- Study skills and research methods
- MSc themes
- Computing services and library briefings
- Research ethics
- Library resources and referencing
- Explosives’ awareness
- Healthy and safety
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