This course develops knowledge of the organization, style, grammar, vocabulary, expressions and conventions typical of English language dissertations, theses and research papers. It also develops the research writing skills required from the research proposal stage through to the final editing stages.
Students have the opportunity to receive detailed feedback on their work through an online research writing consultation.
This is a more advanced course than Academic English for Postgraduate Writing.
It is suitable for all postgraduates for whom English is an additional language and who are less familiar with the organisation, language and requirements of academic English language research papers.
This course can be followed in Semester 2, February to May or in the Summer Semester in June to July.
Listen to an international postgraduate student talking about the PG Academic English service HERE
Dates and times
Summer Semester 2017
On-campus intensive course:
1st June - 6th July
You might decide to do the course over the summer if you plan to be on campus during June July while studying or completing your dissertation or thesis.
10:00 - 1:00 PM Thursday 1st June
10:00 - 1:00 PM Thursday 8th June
10:00 - 1:00 PM Thursday 22nd June
10:00 - 1:00 PM Thursday 29th June
10:00 - 1:00 PM Thursday 6th July
10:00 - 1:00 pm Thursday 13th July
Semester 2 2016-17
There are 4 times to choose from:
WEEKS 2-10 Tuesdays 4:00 - 6:00 PM
WEEKS 2-10 Wednesdays 3:00 - 5:00 PM
WEEKS 2-10 Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 PM
WEEKS 2-10 Fridays 2:00 - 4:00 PM
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