The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
Within this study unit we will focus on the
You acquire the tools necessary to succeed in
writing the thesis.
You know the writing process and the
prerequisites of structuring your research writing.
You know the conventions of writing style,
accuracy of English and technical
The course supports the Seminar module.
To achieve this, you need to have a proficiency of
at least C1 in English according to the CEFR scale.
SDGs in focus:
4 Quality Education
5 Gender Equality
8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
10 Reduced Inequalities
16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Once you have completed the study unit you will have
Knowledge - what you know
- familiarity with reading and handling academic text.
- academic writing conventions related to writing style and
- familiarity with writing techniques, critique writing,
- structure of the thesis.
- principles of citation and referencing source material.
- language requirements of formal writing.
Skills - what you can do
- use source material to cite and reference in academic
- demonstrate knowledge of writing requirements in
presenting a topic, motivating its significance and
presenting research aim and research questions.
- write a research proposal
- write a literature review
- you are careful to follow the norms and
conventions of academic writing to complete the thesis
Teaching and exercises in:
- writing a research proposal
- drafting an Introduction chapter
- writing a literature review, theoretical
- formal academic style and grammatical form
- correcting and reviewing text
- APA referencing
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Skill level C1 in the Common European Framework of
Reference for Languages.
Previous course names
English 2 (Academic Writing & Project) 2014-15
Academic Writing 2015-16
Attendance is mandatory.
- Lectures - 40 hours
- Project- and production work/artistic activities - 35 hours
- Individual studies - 60 hours
- Total workload of the course: 135 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
Written and oral assignments as well as active participation in course activities (see the course itslearning page for more detailed description of assessment requirements).
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2024-05-31
Date will be announced later - Reports and productions