Taught course

Academic Writing Theory and Practice

Coventry University · Centre for Academic Writing

Entry requirements

** Successful applicants must normally hold a second class honours degree or equivalent. Any candidates with degrees across the Humanities, Social Sciences and (Applied) Sciences, and with an interest in academic writing, are welcome to apply, **applicants who can demonstrate relevant experience at an appropriate professional level but do not have the formal academic entry qualifications may also be admitted, subject to an application and assessment, **applications to the course are encouraged from all suitably qualified persons, irrespective of age, race, gender or disability. The applications and admissions procedure conforms to the University's policy on Equal Opportunities, **applicants who are not native speakers of English need to have a minimum of 6.5 in their IELTS test, with a minimum score of 6 in writing. Equivalent qualifications in English language proficiency may be accepted.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Master’s Degree in Academic Writing Theory and Practice offers a new type of qualification aimed at graduates and professionals interested in studying, researching, and teaching writing. The course focuses on writing, rhetoric, and literacies research and on the ways this research informs the teaching of writing. The programme is based upon Coventry University’s international reputation in the teaching of academic writing at the Centre for Academic Writing.

Information for international students

Please contact our International/EU Office:
Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
14 months

Course contact details

UK - Recruitment and Admissions Office
+44(0)24 7765 4321