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Study Skills

PBL guide

Problem Based Learning (PBL) is a key element of the learning process at YLS and is probably quite different from any form of learning you will have experienced before. To help you get the best out of this learning approach we have compiled a comprehensive guide which covers the PBL process in detail.

Guide to problem-based learning (PDF , 267kb)

Skills Hub

The Student Skills Hub offers a variety of ways to help you gain the necessary skills to study and deliver work at undergraduate level and beyond. There are many opportunities to develop a wide range of skills in York, across many disciplines. Many of these are free of charge and will look great as part of your personal development to future employers. These include:

  • Academic study skills
  • Information skills
  • Maths and numeracy skills
  • IT skills
  • Language skills
  • Transferable skills

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