1 x 1-hour lecture weekly
1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
Assumed knowledge
University acceptance into post graduate study. Recommendation from supervisor.
Topic description
This topic provides commencing international graduate students with English language skills and training in academic writing. This topic aims to extend students proficiency in writing academic English with a focus on the organisation and coherence in argument construction and critical thinking in text.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • extend students understanding of process writing

  • develop the skills needed to plan and research in an academic context

  • focus on argument construction and the structure of critical thinking

  • improve writing skills in the English language
Expected learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this topic, students will be able to:

  • recognise argument structure in written text

  • demonstrate the ability plan insightful essays using argument structure

  • critique logical development in written texts

  • interpret and utilise other research to support their argument