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An Intermediate Guide to Writing in English for University Study

University of Reading via FutureLearn


Develop the English skills required for extended writing projects and essays.

On this course you will expand your academic English skills and learn the necessary extended writing and research skills for producing a thorough and high standard extended essay.

You’ll get an introduction to research tools, writing critically and referencing, as well as learning more about the fundamentals like essay structure, proofreading and avoiding plagiarism.

Whether you’re a prospective undergraduate or postgraduate, or are currently undertaking university-level study - this course will build on your ability to research, write and reference essays and extended writing projects.

Hear from our course team

You can take this course at any time. However, if you’d like to engage with the course team, our educators/mentors will be joining the course discussions during the following dates:

22 February 2021 – 26 March 2021
11 October 2021 – 12 November 2021

This course is aimed at anyone interested in undertaking academic study in English, but it may be of particular interest to international students. You will require an IELTS English level of 5.5 and above.


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  • Khairuddin

    Khairuddin is taking this course right now, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Hi sir/madam
    I want to learn how to write an academic writing
    I am doing my best i will prove that i can and i know this course will help me a lot

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