Writing your Thesis in English

The Thesis Writing course is tailored to meet the needs of BA and MA students across the university who have to write a thesis in English. Students draw on authentic materials they bring into the sessions to practice writing, reviewing and revising. The curriculum includes working on the structure of a thesis in general, and English language issues in particular, so that students can really improve their writing skills. The course combines theory and practice. Writing, peer review, and revising take place in almost every class to create a collaborative learning environment.
    
Approximate time for home assignments: 3 hours between each class.

Should you be interested in this course, please contact: info-sprachenzentrum@unibas.ch
Further information:
Course level:
B2+ [more]
Lecturer:
Riana Paola [more]
Time:
Friday, 09h00-12h00
6 October, 20 October, 3 November, 17 November, 1 December and 15 December.
Course period:
06.10.2017 - 15.12.2017 (Herbstsemester 2017)
Credit points:
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Certificate of attendance:
In order to receive a certificate of attendance (available on request) for this course, you are not allowed to be absent more than maximum one time.
Homework:
± 180 minutes / week
Course materials:
Recommended:
How to Write a Thesis; Rowena Murray
Open University Press, 2017 (4th edition)
ISBN-13: 978-0-335-26206-9

A script will be distributed electronically.
Further details will be found in the course confirmation. Please do not acquire the course materials before then.
Course fee:
CHF 288 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for students and PhD candidates)
CHF 576 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for University employees)
Registration deadline:
17.05.2017 - 28.09.2017
Placement:
This course requires either an obligatory computer placement test or completion of a preceding course.
If you have not attended a preceding course, a computer placement test has to be taken prior to registration.
Details
Replacement date:
The supplementary replacement date for lessons that might not take place is: 02.12.2017 from 10h - 16h
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