Courses & Units

English Writing: Grammar and Composition HEN105



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; and
  • sentence, paragraph and essay structure.


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

Dr Naomi Parry

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Proficiency in practical English grammar.
  2. Knowledge of the essential ways in which words are used to form sentences in English.
  3. Application of principles for drafting effective paragraphs and organising these according to generic conventions.
  4. Ability to draft copy across multiple modes.
  5. Formal and informal communication and self-reflection in informed discussion and a range of writing tasks


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091523 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $1,729.00

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Teaching Pattern

Teaching Pattern: 13 weeks online (one-hour of short recorded lectures weekly accessed online; online exercises and activities)


Task 1: Writing Portfolio (70%)

Task 2: Online Writing Workshop (30%)

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