Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Introduction to Academic Writing - WRIT1000

This unit teaches the fundamentals of academic writing. Frequent, short writing assignments are designed to help students engage with the writing process at the sentence and paragraph levels and and to make appropriate style, grammar, punctuation, and syntax choices. Students will learn how to research a topic, document sources in keeping with academic honesty principles, and edit and revise their own writing, as well as the writing of others. This UoS is appropriate for both native and non-native English speakers and offers a solid foundation for academic writing in any discipline.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x900wd sentence task (20%), 1x900wd research task (20%), 1x900wd paragraph task (20%), 1x900wd review task (20%), 1x900wd revision/reflection task (20%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Writing Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Writing Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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 undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.