Academic Writing is a two-module programme of study, suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The modules form part of the Talent Development Centre Academic English Support provision. No degree credits are associated with these classes (but see Other Information below).
For more information on Academic English support classes, including how to enrol, visit the TDC Helpdesk in the Silberrad Student Centre or email
These classes cover a wide range of skills from sentence level through to discourse structuring in dissertation-length texts.
Skills covered include:
- analysing essay questions
- structuring an essay
- writing an introduction
- writing a conclusion
- communicating with the reader in a precise, conceptual and impersonal style.