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Academic Writing Development and Research (PGDip) (Distance)
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Academic Writing Development and Research (PGDip) (Distance)

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
E-learning
€8,325.79/year
 1165 Points
Duration
2 Years
Language
English

Program Description

This course is an exciting new qualification for graduates and professionals interested in studying, researching, and teaching writing.

The focus of the course is on writing, rhetoric, and literacies research, and on how this research can inform the teaching of writing and writing development. The course programme aims to build upon the strength of the Centre for Academic Writing in the teaching of and research into academic writing, as well as Coventry University’s pioneering establishment of a Centre for Academic Writing.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
IELTS
6.5
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • Applicants should hold a second class honours degree or above in any academic discipline in the Humanities, Social Sciences, or Sciences, and have an interest in teaching, supporting, and researching academic writing.

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience at an appropriate professional level but do not have the formal academic entry qualifications may be admitted subject to an application and assessment.

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Curriculum

Year 1

Teaching and Supporting Academic Writing

Contextual Issues in Developing Research Communication

Writing Centre & Writing Programme Development and Management

Supporting Research-Active Staff with Research Communication

Year 2

Researching Academic Writing

Academic Writing, Multilingualism and Knowledge Production

Writing in the Disciplines

Academic Writing in a Multimodal World

Careers

This course aims to combine the theory and practice necessary for working effectively as a writing developer in:

  • writing centres
  • learning centres
  • staff development centres
  • research centres
  • disciplinary
  • workplace contexts
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