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Undergraduate | TAS-XAB021 | 2024

Academic Writing

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Learn how to write like a university student. Academic writing skills are essential for successful essays, exams, reports, and more. You’ll cover the entire writing process—including planning, drafting, referencing, and editing.

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks

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Academic Writing

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Identify and apply critical components for academic writing 
    2. Plan and write in academic formats in accordance with university standards and principles
    3. Exercise critical thinking to evaluate, analyse and integrate sources into academic writing

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Semester delivery: 2-hour online Workshop once per week.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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