Academic Writing for Doctoral Students (from B2) - Intensive course during intersemestrial periods

info.gifThis module is principally for doctoral students. Tasks will be based on topics selected by the participants.

Learning outcomes

  • Use the types of knowledge and information management needed for thesis writing
  • Know how to report quantitative and qualitative research and how to use references and citation without plagiarism
  • Write clear, well-structured academic texts of some length, with a high degree of grammatical accuracy and in an appropriate style (articles, dissertations, etc.)
  • Apply the conventions, language and principles of academic writing in one’s own field
  • Demonstrate skills in synthesizing and evaluating research information
  • Understand intercultural differences in research writing
  • Edit one’s own and colleagues’ texts, providing constructive feedback and improving them stylistically and grammatically

Practical information

Pre-registration period Only for intersemester courses Dates
Winter intersemester February 2021 Monday 1, Tuesday 2, Thursday 4, Monday 8, Tuesday 9, Thursday 11
Summer intersemester August 2021 Monday 16, Tuesday 17, Thursday 19, Monday 23, Tuesday 24, Thursday 26
Duration 6 days 4 periods/day: 09:00-12:30
Required level B2/C1 Level descriptor
Fees for this specific module UNIL doctoral students
UNIL researchers
UNIL Teaching staff
CHF 216.-
CHF 288.-
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