Courses & Units

English Writing: Grammar and Composition HEN105

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

7 week Intensive Course (23rd October—8th December)

Introduction

English Writing introduces students to, and consolidates their knowledge of, the conventions of English grammar and composition. The unit focuses on fashioning the skills required of an academic writer. The unit covers:


* the processes and mechanics of academic writing;
* grammar, syntax, voice, punctuation, and usage;
* sentence, paragraph, and essay structure; and
* multimodal composition.

Summary

Unit name English Writing: Grammar and Composition
Unit code HEN105
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator

Dr Robert Clarke

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Spring school Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school 23/10/2017 7/11/2017 27/11/2017 3/1/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 091523

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HUM109

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online 13 weeks (Sem 1 or 2); online 7 weeks (Spring )

Assessment

Online Writing Workshop 30%; Writing Portfolio (70%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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