Course

Academic Writing


Course code 72141

This course caters to students from all disciplines and focuses on the key principles of academic writing. Students will learn a variety of techniques for drafting, revising and editing academic content. While this course focuses on essay writing, the skills students learn in this paper will be useful for a variety of academic and professional writing tasks.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Topics covered include

  • academic writing style
  • writing structured paragraphs
  • interpreting assignment topics
  • constructing logical arguments
  • editing and proofreading.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Lecturer / Tutor