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Being able to convey your ideas effectively in writing is a key skill you will use and develop constantly during your time here. This section is designed to give you a better understanding of the techniques you can use to ensure you write well.

Section contents

Generic writing skills

This topic are covers:

  • know your audience
  • choose your genre
  • structure
  • grammar
  • proof-reading

Academic writing

Included in this section:

  • academic writing
  • essay
  • lab report
  • undergraduate dissertation
  • postgraduate thesis
  • abstract
  • precis or summary
  • journal article
  • posters
  • reflective journal
  • proposals

Professional writing

Here you'll discover information on:

  • professional letter
  • newsletters
  • email

Writing online

  • online discussion fora
  • websites
  • blogs