Premaster Tutorial Academic Writing Social and Cultural Anthropology


Course Objective

The aim of this course is the learn Premaster students to build a
scientific argument, and help to improve their academic English.

Course Content

The practice of academic writing will be introduced in a number of
lectures. Students will practice academic writing in a number
of small assignments. The morning programme will focus on the actual
writing of academic texts, the afternoon programme will introduce a few
anthropological key texts which will be read and summarized, using the
so-called 'paraphrase' method. Eventually, students will write an essay
on a topic of their choice, using the three key texts.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, study group meetings and working in peer groups. Please note:
all courses in the premaster programme are scheduled once a
week on Fridays, consisting of morning and afternoon sessions.

Method of Assessment

Written assignments.


To be announced in the course manual (see CANVAS).

Target Audience

Premaster students in Social and Cultural Anthropology.

Additional Information

Please note: This course is open to Premaster students in Social and
Cultural Anthropology only.

Recommended background knowledge

Active participation in the preceding courses.

General Information

Course Code S_PMAWSCA
Credits 3 EC
Period P3
Course Level 0
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
Course Coordinator H.B. Ploegman MSc
Examiner H.B. Ploegman MSc
Teaching Staff H.B. Ploegman MSc

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Lecture, Practical