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Module Reading List

Academic and Professional Development for Studies in International Business, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Andy Smith
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Books that provide coverage of a variety of skill areas


RAMSAY, P., MAIER, P. & PRICE, G. 2010. Study skills for business and management students . Harlow, Pearson

McMILLAN, K. & WEYERS, J. 2011. Study skills for international students Harlow, Pearson

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McMILLAN, K. & WEYERS, J. 2009. The smarter study skills companion Harlow, Pearson

NEVILLE, C. 2009. How to improve your assignment results Open University Press/McGraw Hill

COTTRELL, S. 2008. The study skills handbook Palgrave Macmillan,

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Books that cover specific skill areas

BUZAN, T. 2003. Use your head Rev. ed . London: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

BUZAN, T. With B.BUZAN 1995. The Mind Map Book Rev. ed . London: BBC Books

BUZAN, T. 2006. Use your memory Rev. ed . London: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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Books to help you with academic reading, essays, assignments and referencing


McMILLAN, K. & WEYERS, J. 2010. How to write essays & assignments Harlow, Pearson

NEVILLE, C. 2010. The complete guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism (2nd edition) Maidenhead, Open University Press

CREME, P. & LEA, M.R. 2008. Writing at university : a guide for students . Maidenhead, Open University Press

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GILLETT, A., HAMMOND, A., & MARTALA, M. 2009. Successful academic writing . Harlow, Pearson

BAILEY, S. 2006. Academic writing : a handbook for international students (2nd edition) Abingdon, Routledge

BLASS, E. 2009. Succeeding in exams & assessments . Harlow, Pearson

GODFREY, J. 2009. How to use your reading in your essays . Palgrave Macmillan

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Books to help you improve your spelling, punctuation and grammar

FIELD, M. 2009. Improve your punctuation and grammar (3rd edition) Oxford, How To Books

FIELD, M. 2009. Improve your written English : master the essentials of grammar, punctuation and spelling and write with greater confidence (5th edition) Oxford, How To Books

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Books to help you develop your CV

HIGGINBOTTOM,G. 2002. CVs for graduates . Oxford, How to Books

McGEE, P. 2007. How to write a great CV : discover what interviewers are looking for, focus on your strengths and perfect your presentation . Oxford, How to Books

BRIGHT, J & J.EARL. 2005. Brilliant CV : what employers want to see and how to say it Pearson Books

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Books to support your personal development and transition to university life


RUGG, G., GERRARD, S. & HOOPER, S, 2008 The stress-free guide to studying at university : a student's guide towards a better life , London, Sage

RACE, P. 2007. How to get a good degree : making the most of your time at university (2nd edition) Open University Press/McGraw Hill

SMALE, B. & FOWLIE, J. 2009. How to succeed at university : an essential guide to academic skills and personal development . London, Sage

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GROUCUTT, J. 2008. Business degree success : a practical study guide for business students at college and university Palgrave Macmillan

COTTRELL, S. 2003 Skills for success : the personal development planning handbook Palgrave Macmillan

This list was last updated on 22/08/2011