Welcome to the Companion Website

 Welcome to the companion website for Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates, 3rd edition, by Mike Wallace and Alison Wray. The resources on the site have been specifically designed to support your study. 

For students

  • Videos
  • Templates
  • Critical Analysis 1: Krienert & Walsh
  • Critical Analysis 2: Tong
  • Critical Analysis 3: Bhawak
  • Critical Analysis 4: Bagnoli
  • Study skills


About the book:

Reading critically, and writing using critical techniques, are crucial skills you need to apply to your academic work. Practical and engaging, Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates is bursting with tools for analysing texts and structuring critical reviews, helping you to gradually build your skills beyond undergraduate level and gain confidence in your ability to critically read and write.

New to this 3rd edition:

  • Introduces a technique for developing critical thinking skills by interrogating paper abstracts
  • Additional diagrams, exercises and concept explanations, enabling you to more easily understand and apply the various approaches
  • A glossary, to help with understanding of key terms.

Also new for this edition, a companion website provides additional resources to help you apply the critical techniques you learn. From templates and checklists, access to SAGE journal articles and additional case studies, these free resources will make sure you successfully master advanced critical skills.

If you need to engage with published (or unpublished) literature such as essays, dissertations or theses, research papers or oral presentations, this proven guide helps you develop a reflective and advanced critical approach to your research and writing.

SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!


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