Critical thinking is a key academic skill, helping students to question or reflect on information and ideas presented to them. This skill is essential if you are working on assignments, dissertations and projects or carrying out research. Being able to think critically is also a very important transferrable skill and is highly valued by employers.
Head to the following resources to learn more:
- Watch this video to get an overview of the importance of critical thinking
- These resources in our Studying Online library guide will give you some hints and tips on how to be critical of what you read and watch whilst studying
- Book onto a workshop with the Library & Learning Support Team to find out how to develop your critical thinking skills. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions.