A note book and pen with academic writing underneath

Develop your writing skills in an academic context, enabling you to produce well-structured and engaging chapters for your thesis, along with papers, articles or books that communicate your research clearly and effectively.

If you need more specific help, tailored to you, contact our experts to receive one-to-one guidance to help you succeed in your research degree.  View the support available here.

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Learn how to write in an academic context, and begin your own writing, starting with your literature review.  View and book these workshops.

Postgraduate Research Writing 5 Week Workshop: Writing the Literature Review

Week 1:

Becoming a Research Writer: Tools and Habits and Effective Academic Style

Week 2:

Structuring your Writing: Introductions and Abstracts

Week 3:

Writing the Literature Review

Week 4:

Writing about Research Methods

Week 5:

Finishing up: Discussions and Conclusions, Editing and Proofreading

Immerse

Start writing as soon as possible, don’t leave it all to the end, and start thinking about how and where you might publish your work.

Support

One-to-one appointments are also available with an advisor from the Academic Success Programme to support you with your academic writing.

In the Blackboard Research Skills module, you will find resources on academic writing style, writing your literature review and thesis, increasing your writing productivity and publishing.