Academic Writing in English (online)

Are you someone who likes to study at home, has little time or just loves to work at their own pace, then this online course is just the thing for you. This interactive and challenging course will help you to improve your academic writing skills from wherever you are.


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About the online Academic Writing course

Your language trainer will guide you through the course and provide you with useful tips, tools and exercises along the way. During the course, we will also be focusing on the structure of an academic article. You can check your own answers to most activities, but you will also get regular feedback on your writing and can ask your trainer for advice. Come and join us for this exciting writing trip.

The course involves 10 modules featuring various aspects of academic writing, such as:

  • using formal language
  • expanding academic vocabulary
  • structuring a text
  • using correct punctuation
  • avoiding wordiness
  • revising grammar issues
  • linking ideas
  • recognising common pitfalls

Are you interested in this course and would you like to take sneak peak? Take a look at our free demo course Academic Writing.

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Learning goals

This course aims to develop and improve the academic language skills that Bachelor and Master students need for study purposes. At the end of this course, you will be able to express yourself better in academic English.

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During the course, instructions will be given on how to improve your writing skills and you will be doing exercises which will be immediately corrected online. You will also be writing parts of your own article/ literature review which will be commented on by the trainer.

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Time Investment

The total self-study load for this course is 60 hours. The course is aimed to last 8 weeks, however you will have access to the course for a period of three months. This way, you are free to organise your time flexibly.

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For this course all the materials are presented online. After registration you will receive a login code. You can start this course at any time.

If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 25% discount.


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