Workshop in Scientific Writing Skills for Theses and Dissertations

Date and time: 12-13 October 2010, 09:00-16:30

Venue: Tygerberg campus

The workshop totals twelve hours running over two days. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a general introduction to the writing skills required for producing and organising information in theses and dissertations.

 The main topics will be the following:

  • Audience and purpose
  • Structure and headings
  • Introductions and conclusions
  • The literature review
  • Style
  • Paragraphing
  • Argumentation
  • The abstract

 The cost for each participant is R550 and includes notes. This workshop is an accredited short course and participants will receive a certificate of attendance. The workshop will be presented in English and/or Afrikaans, depending on the participants’ requirements.

 For more information or enquiries, please contact Selene Delport at 021 808 2947 or email her at