Why are you taking this programme
What is success?
What is a successful student?
How you study is as important as what
What is the role of a student?
Inputs – you are not studying alone!
Space – a physical place to study
Studying in a teaching institution
What you will receive when you
What you will receive in subsequent
How materials are sent to you
Why do we provide subject guides?
Reading advice and reading lists
Getting hold of books
Past examination papers
Why should I use the online Student
What is in the Student Portal?
The Virtual Learning Environment
Medium term – planning your year
Short term – creating a weekly routine
How to fit it all in
Making the best use of your time
What is a course?
About the FHEQ framework
New course codes
Rules of progression for BSc degrees
What is a syllabus?
What is a course information sheet?
LSE Study Weekend
What happens at the Study Weekend?
What is ‘early enough’?
How to keep motivated and focused
‘It was more difficult than last year’
In one ear and out of the other?
Will the examination format be the
Why do you need to plan?
Why study Maths and Statistics?
Why is it compulsory?
Getting started with MT105a
If that isn’t working…
It’s about doing, not about reading
How to prepare for a quantitative
How to present your answers in a
How do I pass a Maths examination?
Writing an essay that ‘wins the game’
Planning an examination essay
How would the Examiners mark this?
General marking scheme
Understanding what the question is asking for
Academic writing is indirect
Writing in the first person
Balance, impartiality and avoiding
Appropriate terminology and
Incorporating sources and avoiding
What is your score?
How to read your subject guides
How to read your essential textbooks
How to read journal articles
Access to all courses
Digital study materials
Defining ‘critical analysis’
In your lectures
Using VLE resources
Note taking in lectures
Making notes from reading
Suggestions for writing notes
If things are not running smoothly,
what should you do?
Problems which aren’t practical
Other study skills resources
How did they mark it?