About the course

English for Academic Communication (EAC): Higher Degree Research is delivered for students undertaking PhD or MPhil research.

The course aims to develop the students’ ability to write accurately, concisely and clearly with a focus on theses and research papers.

Students meet weekly in multi-disciplinary groups. The program uses collaborative genre analysis and peer review activities to deepen student’s knowledge of the discourse practices of their disciplinary communities.  On the program, students will:

  • study the prose and schematic structure of research papers
  • develop grammar to improve accuracy
  • hone editing and proofreading skills through collaborative tasks and peer review.


Classes will be offered via Zoom


Date Day and time
8 September  - 26 October 2020 Tuesdays 1:30pm - 4:30pm


Date Day and time
8 September  - 26 October 2020 Wednesdays 1:30pm  - 4:30pm


Contact the Graduate School for enrolment information.