Coventry University

Coventry University

Academic Writing Theory and Practice

The course offers a new type of qualification aimed at graduates and professionals interested in studying, researching and teaching writing. The course focuses on writing, rhetoric and literacies research and on the ways this research informs the teaching of writing.

Entry requirements

Successful applicants must normally hold a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; any candidates with degrees across the humanities, social sciences and (applied) sciences, and with an interest in academic writing; applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience at an appropriate professional level but do not have the formal academic entry qualifications may also be admitted, subject to an application and assessment; applicants who are not native speakers of English need to have a minimum of 6.5 in their IELTS test, with a minimum score of 6 in writing; equivalent qualifications in English language proficiency may be accepted.

Course modules

Teaching academic writing; supporting academics, postgraduates and professionals in writing for publication; forms and practices of disciplinary writing; writing programme development and management; researching academic and professional writing: text focus; researching academic and professional writing: practices and processes; academic writing and the trans nationalisation of knowledge; rhetorical theory; dissertation research and writing; professional portfolio in supporting academic writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,280 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 10,689 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,378 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,520 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coventry University Coventry CV1 5FB West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Overseas and European Student Enquiries
Telephone number: 
024 7615 2152