SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Essay Writing Workshop - Postgraduate Economics

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Term 1

This is a session on essay writing for postgraduate students. It is meant to provide guidance for essay assignments, in the form of both readings, organising, strucutring and writing essay-based coursework, specifically for Economics modules. It is aimed to Postgraduate students as they come from different educational backgrounds and as means of providing them with a set of guidelines for essay writing. The delivery will be done through a one 2-hour session prior to reading week of term 1.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

LO1.                        Be familiar with reading and note-taking for essay assignments

LO2.                        Understand marking criteria and standards

LO3.                         Organise, strucutre and design essay assignments


two-hour session.


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