This course focuses on developing the core writing skills necessary to write in academic contexts. It consists of workshops focusing on structuring, summarising, integrating sources and using a more formal academic style.
Any student who would like to have a better understanding of the fundamental aspects of academic writing in English. Ideal for 1st Year BA students.
6th Feb 18 – 13th Mar 18
17.00 – 19.00
|Session 1||6th Feb||What makes good Academic Writing? Style, structure & tone.|
|Session 2||13th Feb||Writing essays: Understand your title, introductions & engaging your reader|
|Session 3||20th Feb||Writing essays: Being specific & concise in expression|
|Session 4||27th Feb||Nouns, vocabulary and academic register|
|Session 5||6th March||Writing essays: Main body & developing/supporting your ideas|
|Session 6||13th March||Writing essays: Concluding & referencing|
Each session is booked individually you can book a new session once you have attended your booked session
Cancellations: If you need to cancel your place please do so by logging into SkillsForge and cancelling your booking 48 hours before the session so that another student can book the place.