Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle - Sydney
For the first half of 2021, all teaching activities for this unit will be delivered online.
In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to structure an essay, draw on your critical thinking skills, and synthesise multiple academic sources and reference these in-text.
|Unit name||Academic Writing|
Simon Fraser and I-Lien Tsay
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Nursing Study Period 2||31/5/2021||16/6/2021||11/7/2021||20/8/2021|
* 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).
1. Identify and apply critical components for academic writing.
2. Plan and write in academic formats in accordance with university standards and principles.
3. Exercise critical thinking to evaluate, analyse and integrate sources into academic writing.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 The information on Approved Pathway courses can be found here.
If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On Campus students:
Semester delivery: Five x 2 hour online workshops
Nursing Study Period 2 delivery: Four x 2 hour online workshops
Off Campus students are encouraged to participate in live online teaching activities.
AT1: Essay (10%)
AT2: Revised Essay (20%)
AT3: Essay (30%)
AT4: Essay or Running Commentary (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Booktopia textbook links
- Hobart, Semester 1
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Launceston, Semester 1
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Cradle Coast, Semester 1
- Cradle Coast, Semester 2
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