BA Politics and Modern History / Course details

Year of entry: 2020

Course unit details:
Study Skills

Unit code POLI10100
Credit rating 0
Unit level Level 1
Teaching period(s) Variable teaching patterns
Offered by School of Social Sciences
Available as a free choice unit? No


Different subjects have different expectations. For students on joint programmes this can be tricky to navigate but don’t stress, our Study Skills is here to help you succeed in your Politics modules.

At these sessions, you’ll get tailored advice from Politics lecturers on

¨ the secrets of writing a Politics essay and what markers are looking for. 

¨ how to get the best possible grades for your assessments. 

¨ how to reference your essays correctly

¨ tips for revising for exams

¨ understanding what your assessment feedback actually means

¨ how to improve your grades

¨ how to get that all-important killer CV ready for your future career. 

In addition to helping you excel in your degree and beyond, these sessions aim to welcome you to the Politics family. Through question sessions and small group activities, you’ll get to know other Politics students from across the University as well as the people who will be teaching you.


Assessment methods

Method Weight

Study hours

Independent study hours
Independent study 0

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Marta Cantijoch Cunill Unit coordinator
Stephanie Collins Unit coordinator

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