Note: From June 18th 2018, this subject will be identified for enrolment purposes by a new subject code - SSS066. It may still appear on current printed marketing material as SSS024.

Master the mechanics of academic language and learn how to produce convincing and accurate essays and reports! Grammar Essentials for Writing at University aims to develop the knowledge and skills of students in the fundamental area of grammatical accuracy in academic writing.

In this subject, you will learn about the role of grammar in communication and speech, features of effective writing, correct punctuation, how to construct grammatically correct sentences, and where to find help.

Topics covered in this subject include:

  • The role of grammar in academic writing;
  • Parts of speech;
  • Sentence structure;
  • Correct punctuation;
  • Writing a grammatically correct sentence;
  • Features of effective writing; and
  • Finding help and resources.

This subject requires around 26 hours of self-paced, online learning. Your subject coordinator will support you and give feedback as you build your skills and confidence in using correct grammar.

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
201915 378 SSS066 Grammar Essentials Distance Orange 29/10/2018 1/02/2019 3/05/2019
201945 262 SSS066 Grammar Essentials Distance Orange 18/02/2019 7/06/2019 16/08/2019
201975 396 SSS066 Grammar Essentials Distance Orange 24/06/2019 20/09/2019 20/12/2019

Please note: You can start any time to suit you between Term start date and the close of applications.

Study material: 26 hrs

Subject Coordinator: Kathryn Koromilas

Kathryn Koromilas

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

  • Agricultural & Wine Science
  • Allied Health
  • Animal & veterinary Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication & Creative Industries
  • Environmental Science & Outdoor Recreation
  • Exercise & Sports Sciences
  • Humanities, Social Work & Human Services
  • Information & Library Studies

  • Information Technology, Computing & Mathematics
  • Medical Science
  • Nursing
  • Policing, Security & Emergency Management
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Teaching & Education
  • Theology & Religious Studies