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Essays are usually written in a discursive style, bringing together ideas, evidence and arguments to address a specific problem or question.
Take a look at our handy quick guide to essay writing (PDF) for useful tips and techniques for you to apply.
Tracy Lamping, Senior Lecturer delivering the Work Based Learning Programmes at the Business School, recommends her ‘top tip for academic writing’ which is to redraft assignments and proof read them before submitting work.
Kevin Blanchard, Senior Lecturer in Enterpreneurialism at the Business School, offers his ‘top tip for academic writing’ which is an overview of essay writing, typically to concentrate upon structure.