School of Social and Political Science

Skills for Academic Success: Writing Skills - Planning Your Essay

Year of Study
24 October 2022
13:00 - 14:00



In this workshop we will discuss why we write academic essays, how to approach your essay questions and how to create and develop an essay plan.

We will discuss:

  • The purpose of an essay and the University's marking criteria
  • Planning the essay writing process
  • Interpreting and approaching essay questions
  • Creating an essay plan and developing an argument

This session is a requirement for the Academic Skills Development Certificate.

Please note: This session will be facilitated online via Collaborate. Joining link will be sent out via email closer to the date.

Facilitated by Emily Mann, PhD tutor