Cambridge University Skills Portal
For example: critical, analytical, synthesising and problem-solving skills.
Development opportunities within the Tripos system
Lectures, seminars, discussion groups, practicals, research projects and fieldwork encourage the:
- assimilation of new knowledge;
- development of a critical analysis of the field of study;
- application of basic principles in a wider context.
Supervisions provide opportunities for:
- close and regular contact with academic staff;
- development of structured arguments;
- discussion with peers and supervisors.
Examinations, essays and set problems assess skills of:
- argument and analysis;
- planning and information-gathering;
- report writing;
- time management and working under pressure.
Extra-curricular development opportunities
These include participating in:
- College and University academic societies;
- internal and external conferences;