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Writing skills: Academic writing for exams

Venue: Online

In addition to discussing essay-style exam strategies, this workshop will address academic writing skills for exams.   

It will cover: 

  • exam essay structure;
  • analysing your essay question and planning; 
  • paragraph structure;  
  • signposting language (to join your ideas together) 

This online workshop will take place on a Collaborate link within the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle Module. It is intended for enrolled Birkbeck students only, and you will require your student login details to access the workshop.

If you encounter any problems booking events through My Birkbeck, please book via the Birkbeck Events webpage.

All our workshops are repeated numerous times throughout the academic year. The resources and a recording of this workshop will be available in the Writing resources section of the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module (student login required).

The central study skills team offers a variety of study skills and writing skills workshops.

This is one of the writing skills workshop series, which consists of:
1. Essay and assignment writing
2. Writing a dissertation
3. Style: Academic writing conventions
4. Structure: Paragraphs and signposting language
5. Grammar 1: Sentence structure
6. Grammar 2: Punctuation
7. Drafting, editing and proofreading your assignments
8. Academic writing skills for exams

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