Writing Skills - (Bioscience) Engineering

Content information

Starting level:
See page about Advanced Academic English: writing skills

Objective:
See page about Advanced Academic English: writing skills

Content:
See page about Advanced Academic English: writing skills

Feedback we received:

  • "A lot of practical material specialized in engineering"
  • "Writing is one of the most difficult tasks in research, so the course is a good opportunity to improve my writing skills and learn practical tools for better communication"
  • "Implementation of the content of the course in two texts. This gives a good indication of what you should improve or did not understand well."
  • "Very competent teacher: encourages everyone to join the discussion"
  • "Approach very suitable for students with a technical background"

Placement test: Yes

Administrative data

Course abbreviation: ABSE

Programme: VTO

Course fees

Please contact Tom De Moor (Tom.DeMoor@UGent.be, + 32 9 264 36 79)

Useful info

Special information: Doctoral students who are affiliated with the Doctoral Schools can only enter via de Doctoral Schools Support Unit (doctoralschools@UGent.be).

Course book:
Academic English: writing a research article; (Bioscience) Engineering (Leen De Boom, Katrien Deroey)

If you buy this book at Standaard Boekhandel, Kouter 31, 9000 Gent you receive a discount of 10% on the official price. Just mention that you are a UCT student. You can also order your book online en pay via Story4students. Click on the UCT logo. You don't have to fill in an FK-membership number as the 10% discount is automatically calculated. You will receive an email as soon as your order is ready at Standaard Boekhandel, Kouter 31, 9000 Ghent. As you buy this book yourself the UCT offers a € 10 discount on the course price.

Recommended books:
- Swales J. & Feak C. (2000): English in today's research world: A Writing Guide, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press
- Swales J. & Feak C. (2004): Academic Writing for Graduate Students, Second Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills, Michigan: The University of Michigan Press

Recommended books extra information:
If you buy one or more of these books at Standaard Boekhandel, Kouter 31, 9000 Gent you receive a discount of 10% on the official price. Just mention that you are a UCT student. You can also order your book(s) online en pay via Story4students. Click on the UCT logo. You don't have to fill in an FK-membership number as the 10% discount is automatically calculated. You will receive an email as soon as your order is ready at Standaard Boekhandel, Kouter 31, 9000 Gent.

Belongs to the series:
Advanced Academic English: writing skills (continuous training)

Summary

Number of tuition hours: 20

Period: each sem.

Nr. of hours per week: 1 x 2

Course book available at: Standaard Boekhandel, Kouter 31, 9000 Gent

For who?: -Doctoral Schools UGent