Academic Writing Skills
United Kingdom, London NW1 0NE
|Study location||United Kingdom, London NW1 0NE|
Foreign Language (ISCED 01018)
|Type||Language Course, full-time|
|Tuition fee||£190 per credit hour|
|Registration fee||£60 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
In this module students will have a chance to practise the writing skills for academic purposes as well as various academic styles. They will also be exposed to writing in exam contexts and exam techniques.
Academic writing is clear, concise, focussed, structured and backed up by evidence. Its purpose is to aid the reader’s understanding.
It has a formal tone and style, but it is not complex and does not require the use of long sentences and complicated vocabulary.
Each subject discipline will have certain writing conventions, vocabulary and types of discourse that you will become familiar with over the course of your degree. However, there are some general characteristics of academic writing that are relevant across all disciplines.