Academic Communication for Postgraduates (ARTS7000)


This unit of study is designed to support International students in developing an understanding of critical analysis and its use as an effective basis for argument. Students will be introduced to the critical and communication practices appropriate to postgraduate study in the humanities. They will develop key attributes in the areas of research and inquiry, ethical, social and professional understanding, and communication relevant to their academic studies and in preparation for their professional lives.

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week


1x500wd critical analysis exercise (20%), 1x1500wd Essay (35%), 1x2500wd reflection journal (20%), 1xSeminar presentation equivalent to 500 words (20%), participation (5%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.