Ascent – Academic English Online

(all students welcome)

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The ASCENT program is designed to help you develop your academic English through a series of ten modules – with short bite-sized activities you can do at your own pace. Modules give you a structured program to follow and cover key elements of academic English, using authentic academic examples and tasks from a variety of disciplines, areas and levels of study.

Watch the introductory video

All students welcome – Self-enrolment opens soon

ASCENT has been developed by Dr Andrew Johnson, lecturer in the Academic and Professional Writing unit of the School of Media, Film and Journalism, with strategic funding and support from the Office of the Vice-Provost, Learning and Teaching, and the English Language Development Working Party.