Please use the following guides to help with your essay planning and structure:
Quick Guide to Academic Writing
Understanding the Essay Question
Essay Structure Diagram
Why we need paragraphs
Writing successful paragraphs
Writing Main Body
Guide to Signposting
Being Critical / Critical Writing
Referencing, Plagiarism and Turnitin
This resource will help you with Learning Styles - identify your preferred learning style and how this can make your learning more effective and enjoyable.
We have produced this Academic Writing resource to help you with:
Organising your time
The essay structure
Understanding the essay question
Critical writing v descriptive writing
Quiz - check your understanding
Listen to this resource to help you develop your Academic Writing skills.
I don't understand my essay title, what can I do?
Can I use 'I' in my essays?
Can I include long quotations in my essay?
Is there anything wrong with quoting an author directly?
I've been told that my essay lacks structure, how can I address this?
I've been told that my essays don't flow, what can I do to change this?
What do I need to write in an introduction?
What is critical writing?
What should be included in a conclusion?