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Academic writing: an introduction

A six-week writing course to help you get to grips with the what, why, & how of writing academically for your university assignments.

What we'll cover

1. What does it mean to be academic?

2. Formality: how the vocabulary choices you make affect the style, tone and precision of your writing.

3. Structure: how to organise your ideas cohesively and coherently at sentence, paragraph and text level.

4. Evidence-based: how to add credibility by incorporating your research in your writing.

5. Criticality: how to move away from descriptive writing to taking a critical position.

6. Objectivity: how to take on an objective voice in your assignment writing.

Course dates

Day Monday Wednesday Thursday
Location On-campus On-campus Online
Time 4.30pm - 6pm 11.30am - 1pm 3pm - 4.30pm
Session 1 12th February 14th February 15th February
Session 2 19th February 21st February 22nd February
Session 3 26th February 28th February 29th February
Session 4 4th March 6th March 7th March
Session 5 11th March 13th March 14th March
Session 6 18th March 20th March 21st March

Meet the team

Who's delivering your course?


Robert Toniolo Wood FHEA

David Dixon


Joe Kneale FHEA

If you'd like to attend

Register here