Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart
All teaching activities for this unit will be delivered online for 2021.
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|
|Coordinator||Doctor I-Lien Tsay|Rory Jeffs|Mr Simon Fraser|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Nursing Study Period 2||Off-Campus||Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Nursing Study Period 2||9/5/2022||26/5/2022||19/6/2022||31/7/2022|
* 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).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
- Identify and apply critical components for academic writing.
- Plan and write in academic formats in accordance with university standards and principles.
- 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 Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Off Campus students: 2 hour weekly online workshop (optional)
|Assessment||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|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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