Oxbridge Examination Essay

Module Leader:
Ádám Kornél Havas
Status:
Confirmed
Year/Term:
2019-2020 Autumn
Level:
Immersion 2
Division:
Skill Development
Credit:
8

The Oxbridge Exam Essay Writing module is for senior students applying to Oxford or Cambridge University for a degree that requires an essay to be written as part of the interview process. This module is designed to prepare the student for the Oxbridge exam essay by equipping the student with the necessary skills required for writing a timed academic essay. Additionally, this course aims to encourage the student to think about a variety of topics in a critical way and enables the student to portray their thoughts in a clear, concise and persuasive fashion. This course will last five weeks and consists of two mock exams, eight sessions of teaching and six practise written essay tests.

The course will provide students with opportunities for both individual and group learning through question and answer, discussion, research and presentation. Throughout, students will learn the skills and techniques required to write an academic essay in exam conditions, with a particular focus on meeting the exam essay criteria set by Oxford and Cambridge.