Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.
Spring 2019 delivery dates: 25 November 2019 to 9 February 2020. Spring delivery subject to enrolment numbers.
To be eligible for UPP Spring or Summer school, you must be either an existing UTAS student or be eligible to commence a degree. All other UPP applicants must select one of the standard intakes (Semester 1 or Semester 2).
This unit aims to prepare you for success at university by further developing the academic writing skills that you have learnt so far in UPP units. This includes dissecting, analysing and synthesising information, including complex arguments; reconstructing information to form new meanings; planning and constructing logical and connected prose; and writing using standard academic conventions. Students will have the skills to analyse and reflect on their own work and continue to develop expertise in writing as they progress further with their studies.
|Unit name||Academic Writing|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Spring school (November)||Off-Campus||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (November)||11/11/2019||2/12/2019||26/12/2019||9/2/2020|
* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||Field of Education|
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.
UPP025 Introduction to Academic Writing
Semesters 1 and 2: Two hour lecture and one hour tutorial per week.
Three written assignments
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
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