How to revise

  • Select your list of topics.
  • Make your notes readable, colourful and attractive to help you remember them. Find out more about note-taking on the Improve your Coursework website.
  • Draw up a realistic study schedule with a timetable that includes adequate breaks.
  • Find a place to study.
  • Work in short spells.
  • Build in times for checking what you have learned.
  • Think of studying with friends to provide a routine and share queries.


  • Keep fresh and motivated. Aim for variety - try out different ways of reading and note-taking.
  • Use spare moments to recall/note facts
  • Practise - quiz yourself