Academic Writing Part 1

Course Description: 

Mandatory for 1 year program, the first year students in 2 year MA in Critical Gender Studies program; 1st year Matilda students, compulsory for GEMMA students in the first year, and for those GEMMA students in the second year who intend to defend their thesis at CEU.

This course is designed to help students develop the academic research and writing skills they will need to complete the thesis and other requirements for the MA degree.


Learning Outcomes: 

The fall semester, led by instructors from the Center for Academic Writing, focuses on technical writing skills including organization of arguments, critical reading, quoting sources and avoiding plagiarism.


The second half of the course, which extends into the winter semester, incorporates assignments geared towards the development of the thesis topic, situating research within existing scholarship, and preparing for the final stages of thesis research and writing.