Recognise the amount of study required
The average total study time, including class time and time spent in independent study, is about 30-40 hours per week:
- Arts students generally have 10-15 contact hours per week, and spend about 20-25 hours on private study - reading, writing essays, etc.
- Science students spend 20-25 hours in the classroom or laboratory and generally do no more than 10-15 hours of private study.
One way to recognise the amount of study you need to put in to a particular module, is to use a revision checklist.
Use the notes on how to write the checklist to help you:
|Revision Checklist (PDF opens in new window)|
- Watch this video for a student's perspective on time management and assignments: