Essay Writing Workshop - Undergraduate Economics

Key information

Start date
End date
Year of study
Year 1
Term 1
Module code
FHEQ Level
Department of Economics

Module overview

This is a session on essay writing for Undergraduate 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 Undergraduate 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

  1. Be familiar with reading and note-taking for essay assignments
  2. Understand marking criteria and standards
  3. Organise, strucutre and design essay assignments


A single two-hour lecture.

Suggested reading

  1. Study Skills material on SOAS BLE page
  2. Citations, References and Bibliographies - Referencing Guide (pdf; 452kb)


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