The Master’s Degree in Academic Writing Theory and Practice offers a new type of qualification aimed at graduates and professionals interested in studying, researching and teaching writing. The course focuses on writing, rhetoric and literacies research and on the ways this research informs the teaching of writing. The programme is based upon Coventry University’s international reputation in the teaching of academic writing at the Centre for Academic Writing.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Teaching academic writing, supporting academics, postgraduates and professionals in writing for publication, forms and practices of disciplinary writing, writing programme development and management, researching academic and professional writing: text focus, researching academic and professional writing: practices and processes, academic writing and the transnationalisation of knowledge, rhetorical theory, dissertation research and writing, professional portfolio in supporting academic writing Masters with Merit is awarded for an overall mean mark of 60% but less than 70% Masters with Distinction is awarded for an overall mean mark of 70% or higher.
Successful applicants must normally hold a second class honours degree or equivalent. Any candidates with degrees across the Humanities, Social Sciences and (Applied) Sciences, and with an interest in academic writing, are welcome to apply,applicants who are not native speakers of English need to have a minimum of 6.5 in their IELTS test, with a minimum score of 6 in writing. Equivalent qualifications in English language proficiency may be accepted.
Recipient: Coventry University
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