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English for Academic Purposes

We provide English Language Learning Support for prospective and accepted students of Trinity College.

PhD Module in English for Academic Purposes

This 10 credit module provides targeted, discipline-specific training in academic English for Trinity's structured Ph.D. students. Designed for non-native speakers of English, our classes will enhance your written and oral academic discourse skills and will develop your ability both to communicate effectively and to publish in English.

Schedule: The module takes place each Friday in Michaelmas and Hilary Term according to the following schedule (subject to student numbers):

2-4 pm: AHSS students

4-6 pm: EMS and HS students

Assessment:The module is assessed in the following ways:

  • Assignment (3,000 words)
  • oral presentation
  • Standardised language test of listening and reading comprehension

How to Enrol: After you have discussed your interest in this module with your Ph.D. supervisor, please complete this form to register your details



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