Academic and professional writing

Information on this page relates to the 2016 academic year unless otherwise specified.

This subject is taught by the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies.

Overview

Victoria knows the writing skills you want and need to succeed at university. You need to communicate your ideas as powerfully and clearly as you possibly can. So we offer tailor-made courses in Writing, at the 100 and 200 levels.

You can improve your performance by taking a course in Writing—which can be credited to any degree.

Most professional jobs require excellent report-writing skills. Writing courses are a great way of acquiring those skills—vital for your university career and beyond.

Undergraduate information

Writing (Academic and Professional) is not available as a major, but courses may be counted towards any undergraduate degree. There are two 100-level courses offered and three 200-level courses.

How to find out more

Want to find out more about studying at Victoria? Register now to find out more about your study options and keep updated on application and enrolment information, open days and events.

If you need help deciding what degree might be right for you, or what courses to take, talk with a liaison officer or book a course planning session with us, call 0800 VICTORIA (842 867) or email course-advice@vuw.ac.nz.

If you’re a returning or transferring student, contact the Faculty office for help with degree planning and for information on admission requirements and transfer credit from other institutions.

Related subjects and careers

Related subjects

Careers

  • Advertising
  • Communications
  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Marketing
  • Policy analyst
  • Public relations
  • Publishing

List of courses

Writing courses are taught within the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Levels 2 and 3, von Zedlitz Building.