At postgraduate level, you are expected to demonstrate considerable improvement in the depth and quality of your understanding.
You may be asked to undertake new types of assignment and to produce work that is much more detailed and critically reasoned. You may also be writing articles for academic journals and presenting your research at conferences and formal proceedings. This section describes those skills and techniques essential for all postgraduate students.
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See thesis / dissertation for resources relating to writing your master's or doctoral thesis.
Postgraduate study involves developing your critical faculties; for this, see the section on critical thinking.
The principles of academic writing that apply to undergraduate students are also important in postgraduate study.