Succeeding in postgraduate study
Succeeding in postgraduate study

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Succeeding in postgraduate study

9.3 Prioritise your tasks and identify how you spend your time

You can use the four-square grid [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] to help you prioritise your tasks according to importance and urgency, and identify and work on the tasks that are important and urgent first. You should also review your weekly commitments and work out how many hours of study time you have available each day and for the week. The activity template (which you can access from the link below) will help you to identify how you spend your time and how much time you have available for study each week.

Activity 5 Planning and managing your study time effectively

Timing: Allow approximately 20 minutes
  • Use the activity template to review your weekly commitments and work out how many hours of study time you have available each day for the week ahead.
  • Develop a study plan for this course to help you manage your study time effectively, and achieve your study goals.
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