Christmas to your door NZ's largest range of gifts – Overnight delivery in NZ – Order up to 21 December Learn more

Non-Fiction Books:

How to Get a First

A Guide to Academic Success

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

How to Get a First by Thomas Dixon
$48.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 3-4 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 12-17 January using standard courier delivery
    Unlikely to arrive before Christmas

Description

Do you have to be a genius to get a first at university? In How to Get a First Thomas Dixon argues that you do not, and sets out to demystify first-class degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences, clearly articulating the difference between the excellent and the merely competent in undergraduate work. This concise, no-nonsense guidebook will give prospective and current students advice on teaching and learning styles that prevail in university, managing your time and managing your lecturers. In an accessible, and entertaining style, the author looks at subjects such as: making the transition from school to university; developing transferable skills; making use of lectures and seminars; using libraries and the internet; note-taking, essays, seminars and presentations; common mistakes to avoid; writing with clarity and style; revision and examinations. Illustrated with many examples from a range of academic disciplines, How to Get a First is an all-purpose guide to success in academic life.

Author Biography

Thomas Dixon has taught at the Universities of Cambridge and London, and is now a Lecturer in History at Lancaster University.
Release date NZ
August 5th, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
184
Dimensions
138x216x14
ISBN-13
9780415317337
Product ID
1682320

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 277 Banana Points