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Academic Writing Development and Research

M.A.
24 months
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5650 GBP/year
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This course in MA Academic Writing Development and Research from Coventry University is an exciting new qualification for graduates and professionals interested in studying, researching, and teaching writing.

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Overview

The focus of this course in MA Academic Writing Development and Research from Coventry University  is on writing, rhetoric, and literacies research and on how this research informs the teaching of writing and writing development work. The course programme is based upon Coventry University’s international reputation in the teaching and researching of academic writing at its Centre for Academic Writing.

Career prospects

This course will enhance your career prospects for working with students, academics, and other colleagues through supporting, teaching and carrying out research on academic writing.

This course combines the theory and practice necessary for working effectively as a writing developer in writing centres, learning centres, staff development centres, and research centres, and for providing writing support in disciplinary or workplace contexts, in the UK and internationally.

It will also prepare you to undertake research and doctoral study in the fields of Academic Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, Education, or a related field.

UK's Top Modern University

Are you looking to develop skills for your future career? Take the next step and choose to study at the UK's Top Modern University (Guardian University Guide 2019). Coventry University puts employability at the centre of all that we do and have great links with industry, helping thousands of students to find relevant work placements and internships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Supporting Academic Writing
  • Writing Centre & Writing Programme Development and Management
  • Supporting Academics in Research Communication
  • Researching Academic Writing
  • Writing in the Disciplines
  • Academic Writing and the Transnationalisation of Knowledge

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a second class honours degree or above in any academic discipline in the Humanities, Social Sciences, or Sciences, and have an interest in teaching, supporting, and researching academic writing.
  • Applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience at an appropriate professional level but do not have the formal academic entry qualifications may be admitted subject to an application and assessment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5650 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5650 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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