Advanced knowledge of English.
The Doctoral Schools will invite you to take a compulsory test in advance.
You can follow Upper-intermediate Academic English to prepare for Advanced Academic English.
After a general introduction on academic style and vocabulary, this course focuses on the different sections in research papers (Abstracts, Literature Reviews, Introductions, Methods, Results, Discussions). We will examine authentic examples from the participants’ disciplines, which serves as a basis to introduce different writing techniques and to give tips to avoid frequently made mistakes.
In addition, the participants’ own research papers are thoroughly studied and evaluated and corrected in class, both by the teacher and by the peers. Due to lively interaction, a discussion forum is built that does not strive for rigid rules and instructions, but trains linguistic confidence in academic writing.
There are five options in different disciplines:
This course is situated within the framework of continuous training. After completion of the entire cycle and a final evaluation on the basis of a research paper, participants receive the continuous training certificate ”Advanced Academic English: Writing Skills”. The course may count toward doctoral schooling (3 credits).
Please find in the table below the course fee which corresponds to your status.
|Price code||UGent students (1)||Ghent University incoming exchange students (5)||Ghent University departing exchange students(6)||Staff UGent (2)||Others|