CELE - Academic Writing: Synthesising Sources
Duration 6 days
Team Centre For English Language Education

This course is run by CELE - The Centre for English Language Education

Aims and Objectives

To familiarise you with the university expectations for avoiding plagiarism, developing a critical approach and academic style in coursework. The course helps you to:

  • use information from different reading sources to support your argument, to develop your own `voice` in academic writing, and to avoid plagiarism
  • take a critical approach to reading/writing and use strategies for critical writing
  • understand British academic text conventions
  • use academic style


Tutor input, individual and pairwork activities, writing tasks, opportunities to discuss difficulties with writing and examples of academic written work.

Who should attend

International postgraduate and undergraduate students who would like to understand university expectations for referring to different sources while developing your own `voice`, improving academic style, and critical writing. It is advisable to attend this module after completing Academic Writing: Planning an Assignment.

LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
ONLINE COURSE – details to be provided27 April 202127 April, 04, 11, 18, 25 May, 01 June 20219:00am - 10:00am15
ONLINE COURSE – details to be provided28 April 202128 April, 05, 12, 19, 26 May, 02 June 20211:00pm - 2:00pm13
ONLINE COURSE – details to be provided29 April 202129 April, 06, 13, 20, 27 May, 03 June 202111:00am - 12:00pm26