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As an undergraduate, your main form of examination is via written assignments, mostly essays and exam scripts. It is, therefore, essential to develop a good level of academic writing ability so that the content of your piece is coherent, fluent, clear and, most importantly, academically literate. Look at the courses below and pick the one that suits you best.

Academic Writing talks and workshops

Please note: course bookings open typically 2 weeks before the event and not sooner. Make sure you set a reminder for this. If a course is full, please add yourself to the waiting list.

Writing for Science

This comprises a range of courses specifically designed for Science and Engineering students. The programme will run throughout the autumn term in several departments.

Below is a list of centrally-bookable courses only.

Critical Writing
Student feedback:

What was most useful about the course?

The sections on structure and argument.
Check lists
Discussion over generalisations
It was very clear

Time to ask questions
The one to one session
Sources given for further investigation
Finding out I’m not the only person in this position.