Course Summary:

This online Short Course provides an overview of the essential elements for constructing an academic-style essay. Academic writing is formal and uses a formal structure to present a coherent and logical argument. This course will provide the necessary steps to prepare, plan, research and create a basic academic essay to answer the task question.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the formal structure of the academic essay
  2. Identify the skills required to construct an academic essay
  3. Outline the preparation and planning required for a formal essay.

Assessment:  Online quiz

Fee:  $25

Duration:  1 hour

CPD Hours:  1 hour




Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au