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Getting ready for PG exams and assignments

Many of you will be thinking about your first round of Masters assessments at the end of this semester; these may be exams or written assignments such as essays or reports. Both exams and written assignments require time and preparation, so start your preparation early to give yourself the best chance of success.

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Exams and written assignments are an opportunity to progress your academic writing. This is a useful skill to master early as developing the foundations of academic writing will help to improve your analytical and communication skills. Not only are these skills required for your studies but they will be valuable in your future careers.

The Institute for Academic Development (IAD) have the following resources and workshops to help support you with preparing for exams and assignments:

For more resources, tips and events to help you with your university experience check out the IAD blogs and Twitter feeds, or the main IAD postgraduate pages.

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