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Academic Writing is designed to equip students with the necessary tools to write clearly and concisely to an academic brief. This unit will introduce you to the basics of effective communication through an examination of how language, critical thinking and composition are used to craft meaningful writing.
You will learn to work from sources, read critically, identify and develop cogent arguments on a topic, organise your thoughts in a meaningful way and reference accurately in order to plan, draft and edit an academic essay successfully.
Open Universities Australia and Griffith University offer this unit for online study, providing resources and materials through the student portal and extensive feedback on the body of work you will create for this unit.
You are recommended to have completed the following unit or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:
In this academic writing unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit provides essential knowledge for undertaking further university studies, equipping you with an understanding of writing form and the ability to write fluently and appropriately for an academic context.
This unit is a core requirement for those pursuing a degree in arts or communications, though the writing skills developed in this unit will be of use to students in any discipline.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.