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Report Writing at University and in the Workplace

Have the chance to improve your skills in academic writing and better understand business and academic reports.

4,594 enrolled on this course

Report Writing at University and in the Workplace
This course is part of the program English Business Communication and Report Writing Skills, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in BA International Business (Top Up). Find out more.

Learn how to improve your report writing skills

On this course, you’ll have the opportunity to improve your professional and academic report writing ability.

You’ll have the chance to reflect on your previous experience of writing reports and compare those with other common assignment types, such as essays.

Along the way, you’ll be introduced to effective examples of workplace and academic reporting.

You’ll consider the organisation, style, and audience of these business and academic reports and assess their structure and purpose.

What topics will you cover?

  • The structure and format of workplace and academic business reports
  • Developing an appropriate style of writing
  • Diagnostic/formative writing task

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify the typical expectations of writing for business courses
  • Describe the structure of a typical business report
  • Explain yourself in an appropriate academic/professional style of writing

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of writing and understanding business reports and case studies at college or university.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

James is module leader for English Business Communication and Report Writing Skills. He is also involved in other English language modules across the university.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

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This course is part of the program English Business Communication and Report Writing Skills, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in BA International Business (Top Up).

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