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Study Skills: Writing Skills

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Skills for Study

Writing Skills

This interactive online module offers advice on writing in an academic style suitable for essays and assignments, and practical guidance on how to structure your ideas and improve your written work.

Use this Writing Skills module to:

  • Start learning about the features and benefits of academic writing;
  • Create a plan of action for your writing;
  • Learn how to draft and re-draft your work  to develop your writing;
  • start thinking about how to improve your writing;
  • Adapt your writing to the needs of your subject

Please sign in using your college username and password. Then select Writing Skills from the drop down Modules list.