Editing for academic purposes

Course information

Finding mistakes, clunky syntax or inconsistencies in a thesis, paper or article after it has been submitted is the stuff of nightmares. The ability to edit your own work is an essential skill for anyone writing in an academic setting.

 

This highly practical workshop will build your skills so that you feel confident in your own ability to identify and correct errors – and to make your writing stronger and more effective. It also provides you with strategies and checklists to help you to edit more quickly and efficiently. Practical exercises will be based on a range of academic materials from different fields.

 

After this course, you will be able to:

Who should attend?

This Editing for academic purposes course is for anyone who writes or reviews academic writing. It’s suitable for experienced or novice writers who are working on their thesis, writing journal articles or providing feedback to students. 

What’s covered in this course

1

Editing strategies and processes

2

How to make the writing stronger

3

Identify and fix common errors

For a more detailed course outline, please get in touch.

Course delivery options ​

Live online training

Choose a practical interactive online session. Then, for more practice, send a sample of your academic writing, to be reviewed and returned by your trainer.

Tailored in-house courses

Get the training you need with customised onsite training for your teams, based on your own reports. One-day or half-day courses for small groups.

Bespoke coaching – online

One-to-one sessions focus on your challenges and objectives. Practical exercises are based on your own reports.

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