Advanced Writing Workshop


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a project course and a take-home exam.

Learning objectives


The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the culture and conventions of academic writing appropriate for entry into master’s level work in English in the international studies area.  


The student must attain

Skills in:

  • designing and producing thematically and conceptually clear sections for academic works, such as a thesis or extended essay 
  • developing research projects with appropriate scope, and formulating well-designed research questions.


The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • designing and producing academic texts and analyses at a level appropriate for entry into master's level work in English in the international studies area. 




Name of examAdvanced Writing Workshop
Type of exam
Written exam
Written exam (individual)

The examination is an individual take-home assignment; the content of the assignment must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives. The exact content of the assignment will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester.

Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleAvanceret skriveværksted
Module codeBALISE2226
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Arts (BA) in Language and International Studies, English
Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities