Academic Writing Skills

Academic Writing Skills

Academic Writing Skills is designed to assist senior professionals and academics in Higher Education institutions who are required to publish material through English. The course deals with language for academic writing, focusing on vocabulary, grammar, register and style. Examples of academic writing like articles, research papers and abstracts will all be considered, and participants will have a chance to get one to one feedback on ‘work in progress’.

Course Content

  • To improve communicative and written competence in Academic English
  • To analyse the norms and expectations associated with different examples of Academic Writing in English
  • To gain writing practice in relation to academic articles, with a view to increasing vocabulary and improving structure, register and style
  • To give participants feedback on samples of their own academic writing
Key Facts
Minimum level of EnglishB1 on the CEFR (Intermediate)
Accommodation OptionsShared Apartment / Residence
DatesDownload the Calendar HERE
Who is it for?Lecturers, professors, scientists, researchers, PhD candidates and other academic staff who wish to improve their academic publication skills and move into higher citation indexing
Fact SheetDownload the Course Fact Sheet HERE

We offer the following accommodation options for a 7-night stay (Saturday to Saturday) in Galway.

Below you can find more details about them. Please access the ACCOMMODATION page on the menu for further information.

Self-Catering Apartments

Accommodation in exclusive self-catering shared apartments

  • Single/twin/double rooms
  • Standard/comfort (en-suite) rooms
  • Fully-fitted kitchen, including utensils
  • Wi-Fi or cable Internet available
  • Common areas (living room/kitchen/bathroom)
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • From Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Saturday

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