English in Academic Settings (EDPJ5024)


This unit is designed for students from non-English speaking backgrounds who wish to improve their English as well as understand better the setting in which it is produced. The unit has two components: the development of personal academic skills, particularly writing, and an in-depth consideration of linguistic and non-linguistic aspects of communication in academic settings.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


1x2000wd written assignment (40%), 1x presentation (10%) and 1x3000wd written assignment (50%)

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.