Enhance your academic writing skills with our intensive face-to-face academic writing skills workshop. You will learn the broad academic categories of style and structure, with a focus on complexity and formality, referencing, punctuation, grammar, as well as writing an essay introduction, body, and conclusion.

During our face-to-face weekend workshop you will cover the following topics:

  • Formality in academic writing;
  • Complexity in academic writing;
  • Grammar;
  • Punctuation;
  • Writing essay introductions and conclusions;
  • Writing body paragraphs;
  • Integrating sources and paraphrasing; and,
  • APA style referencing.

Our workshop provides a valuable opportunity to ask questions and interact with your subject coordinator and other students. We'll provide you with online support and feedback following the workshop.

Please note: From February 2018 onwards, this workshop will be held at United Theological College (UTC), North Parramatta campus. Please see the workshops page for more information.

SSS031 is only delivered as a face-to-face intensive weekend workshop. SSS034 is a variation of this content and is only offered online. You will only need to enrol in one of these subjects as the content is very similar.

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
201915 328 SSS031 Academic Writing Skills Face-to-face United Theological College 5/11/2018 1/02/2019 3/05/2019
201945 223 SSS031 Academic Writing Skills Face-to-face United Theological College 18/02/2019 7/06/2019 16/08/2019
201975 322 SSS031 Academic Writing Skills Face-to-face United Theological College 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: 14 hrs

Subject Coordinator: Min Jung Jang

Min Jung Jang

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

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  • Information and Library Studies

  • Information Technology, Computing and Mathematics
  • Medical Science and Dentistry
  • Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
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  • Psychology
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  • Teaching and Education
  • Theology and Religious Studies