Academic writing: step 4 writing your essay

This is the fourth in a series of 5 tutorials about Academic Writing.

This tutorial aims to help you understand the purpose and process of writing an academic essay.

When you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to understand:

  • the purpose of writing
  • setting the scene
  • paragraphs and sections
  • ending with a bang
  • checking your evidence and argument

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This tutorial is adapted from The University of Manchester’s “My Learning Essentials”

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