Course Academic writing PhD

Summary

Course type
Course
Course dates

The schedule for the Academic Writing PhD course is not yet available. We will offer a course again in October-December 2018. if you wish to receive a notification when registration is possible, please send an email to ltc@eur.nl

Location
Campus Woudestein, Rotterdam
Fee

Rate 1: Students: € 375,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Tax
Not applicable

Are you a PhD student of Erasmus University Rotterdam? Are you in the process of writing a PhD thesis or academic article and would you like to have some help?

You gain experience with various aspects of scientific writing by making assignments. In addition,you give (and get) feedback and you will learn from good examples of others and are being
confronted with your own mistakes and those of others. Course participants are expected to spend approx. three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.

These courses consists of six group sessions and one individual session. In this course you learn how to write academic texts in proper English. You'll learn about the pitfalls for non-native authors, the dos and don'ts and the conventions. We will work on:

  • the writing process;
  • formulating an argument;
  • excellent organisation and coherence at text level;
  • writing good paragraphs;
  • structure and discourse;
  • writing correct English at sentence level (including grammar, style and vocabulary);
  • accessing literature sources and applying this to your writing. 

Good to know

  • This course is only open to PhD students who are in the process of writing a PhD thesis or academic article. Participants must be able to produce examples of their own written
    work, as this will be a part of the material used in the course.
  • The course materials are not included in the course fee. In the confirmation letter (after the deadline) which you will receive if the course goes ahead, we will inform you
    about the details. 
  • Our groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 8, the maximum is 10.  Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum
    number of participants is not reached.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable.
  • When passing this course, a certificate will be handed out.
  • Read our requirements and general terms and conditions carefully before registering.

Contact

E-mail: ltc@eur.nl
Telefoon: 010 4081997
Website: Language & Training Centre

Factsheet

Course type
Course
Course dates

The schedule for the Academic Writing PhD course is not yet available. We will offer a course again in October-December 2018. if you wish to receive a notification when registration is possible, please send an email to ltc@eur.nl

Location
Campus Woudestein, Rotterdam
Fee

Rate 1: Students: € 375,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Tax
Not applicable
Start date
Start date to be announced
Duration
6 weeks
Offered by
Erasmus University Rotterdam | Language & Training Centre
Discipline
Language and Culture | English
Instruction language
English
Mode of instruction
offline

Registration

At this point it is not possible to register for the Academic Writing PhD course. If you have any questions, please contact the Language & Training Centre. We will offer a course again in October-December 2018. if you wish to receive a notification when registration is possible, please send an email to ltc@eur.nl