Writing is an integral part of almost all postgraduate courses at Essex. Skills for Success are here to support you in every step of the writing process, from research to final submission.
A range of bookable workshops are also available and can be booked through CareerHub. Workshops that target your writing skills include Structure of Research Papers in Sciences and Social Sciences, Developing a Research Proposal and more.
This booklet is a guide to some of the most common mistakes in academic writing. A solid technical command of language will help you to think more clearly and express your thoughts more effectively.
Correct referencing is essential in your assignments at Essex. We provide referencing guides for the main styles used by departments at our University.
You should also make sure you understand our University's policy and advice on plagiarism.
If you need any further help and advice, please contact or visit the Student Services Hub who will be happy to assist you.