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Academic writing

How to write in an evidenced based formal style

Understanding key words: Things you need to know...

At University you will have the opportunity to develop your academic writing and problem solving skills by doing a range of different assignments.  The criteria for these will increase each year.

It is important that you understand the key words in all assignments and marking criteria. 

The resources below should help you to write at the appropriate skill level.

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Related factsheets

Staffordshire University (2015) Refzone.  Referencing (Harvard style) explained with interactive quizzes to make sure that you get it. 
University of East Anglia (2014) Academic writing and study skills resources . 

There are many books concerning academic writing try searching our Library Catalogue for ones relating to your subject area