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Postgraduate Students (Taught Programmes): Welcome and Support


This Guide has been created to support BU Postgraduate students on taught programmes (e.g. MA, MSc, PG Cert).

Post Graduate Reasearchers (PhD, MPhil and MRes) should consult the Postgraduate Researchers Guide

Study Skills Workshops

Face to face Workshops include -

  • Literature searching
  • Advanced literature searching
  • Reading & notetaking
  • Essay planning
  • Critical thinking
  • Reflective writing
  • BU Harvard referencing
  • Plagiarism: understanding and avoiding it
  • EndNote for PC and Mac
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Academic writing style
  • Revision & exam techniques

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mySearch - find journal articles

mySearch allows you to search across a range of different databases to find peer reviewed journal articles and other resources.

Click here on this mySearch link to go directly to the advanced searching functionality




Library Catalogue search

Contact us

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For Library enquiries:
tel. +44 (0) 1202 965959
available 9am - 5pm Mon to Fri

For IT support:
tel. +44 (0) 1202 965515
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Faculty Library Teams

Remember that your Faculty Library team is always available for help regarding resources, finding information, help with referencing, copyright and other queries you might have.

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