Short Courses

Academic Writing

R1 500.00

Mrs Peggy O'Hagan & Ms Gisela Rontsch 

Duration & Time: 
Friday, 29 Sept, 13h00 – 16h00 & Saturday, 30 Sept, 09h00 – 16h00

If you would like to upgrade your writing style to postgraduate standards, then this course is just for you. During the workshop you’ll be familiarized with strategies related to critical and analytical reading as well as advanced research techniques. You will learn how to use concept maps, how to synthesise the work of many authors concisely and accurately, how to reference correctly while avoiding inadvertent plagiarism, and other skills essential in academic writing.

You will read several articles around one topic and then write a 500-word academic essay, applying the new skills.  Personal feedback will be provided at five different stages.

The Course is endorsed by South African Council for Educators (SACE) for 15 Professional Development (PD) points.


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To register for this short course, please complete the online registration form below: 

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