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Academic Writing Support Course

The Writing Centre runs an Academic Writing Support course for students who failed the Academic Literacy Test at the Faculty of Humanities. The course consists of six weekly classes on academic writing, structure, style, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. The focus is on improving your writing skills through instruction and practice, as well as peer review and extensive instructor feedback. At the end of the course you will have gained confidence and experience as an academic writer.

Practical information

Target group: Students of the University of Amsterdam
Class size: Approx. 20
Hours per week: 2-hour classes and around 2 hours of self-study
Course duration: 6 weeks

Dates

  • 8 November - 17 December 2021
  • February - March 2022

The course is also open to other students from inside1 and outside2 the UvA.  These students can apply directly by clicking the link below. 

Fees

Students who failed the Academic Literacy Test at the Faculty of Humanities, the course is free of charge.

1€170,- (excl. course material)

2€370,- voor externe kandidaten (excl. course material)