Study Techniques

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Below we have compiled a large selection of links that all contribute with valuable knowledge for students at Health. You can find information about study techniques, writing assignments, literature searches, student jobs etc.

Though you should keep in mind that Student Guidance and Information at Health is not responsible for all the material we refer to. This means that we cannot provide guidance or support for all of the programmes.

Study Metro

The Study Metro is a tool you can use in connection with study related work forms. The page gives you concrete advise as to how to write an academic paper and which formal requirements there are to the written assignments.

You'll also find information about how to search for literature and source criticism and ideas to how you and your study group can work together in the best way.

Write academically

Here you'll find information about how you can improve at writing academic papers. You can read about how to avoid plagiarism in your papers. You can test your academic language and find a way to improve it. And you can find information about what to pay attention to when you write academic papers in English.

On this page you'll find 12 short movies about study techniques that are well suited for new students. The movies will show you how to become more active in class, how you take the best notes, and how you can read faster.

Learning styles

Are you a pragmatic or a theoretic? Or maybe reflective or activist? On this page you can test yourself and find the learning style that suits you best. It's important that you are aware of your own personal learning style since it'll show you your strengths and weaknesses and you'll improve at working on or changing recurrent problems in your working process.

Library og literature search

On this page you'll find information about how AU Library can help you regarding large written papers. Learn how to book a librarian who's ready to help you to find literature to i.e. your master thesis. You'll also learn how to register for AU Library's workshops where you can get advice about search techniques and use of databases.

You can sign up to AU Library's course in handling of references. It's important that you are aware of how to refer in your written papers. AU offers courses in RefWorks, EndNote and Ref.Manager.

At you can download a free reference system. AU does not provide guidance to this system.