LSFS Academic Skills for Honours - Academic Skills Centre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Academic Skills for Honours Students and Coursework for Master's Students

Postgraduate study is characterised by greater depth and higher academic expectations than undergraduate courses. Workshops that will help you to succeed include:

  • Writing a research proposal and literature review  
  • Maximising your time
  • Critical reading and effective note-taking
  • Writing the research essay

Course Outline (PDF)

Dates and times


  • Monday,18 February through to Thursday, 21 February from 2.00 am to 2.50 pm (18/2 Proposals, literature review, 19/2 Time Management, 20/2 Critical reading and note-taking (Wednesday's session finishes at 4 pm), 21/2 Writing a research essay, : passed

The next set of dates for this learning event has not yet been scheduled.

Even if this lecture is fully booked, it is likely there will be space on the day, so feel free to turn up. If you would like to be notified when the lecture is next scheduled, or just find out more, email Academic Skills Centre.

Other workshops

ASC offers many other sessions which may be of interest on topics such as oral presentations, the writing process, proofreading your final draft.


 Long Documents (PDF handout)

  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
    +64 3 369 3900
    When contacting us, please use your
    University of Canterbury email address.
  • Our location
    Level 3,
    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)