Advanced Writing, Certificate | Part time online | Coursera | United States
35 days
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This Advanced Writing course offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education is the third course in the Academic English: Writing specialization.  

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By raising your level of academic writing, this course helps prepare you for college-level work.

After completing this Advanced Writing course offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education, you will be able to: 

  • plan and write a more sophisticated argument essay
  •  identify plagiarism and explain how to prevent it
  •  read and analyze several articles to form your own opinion on a topic
  •  make connections between several articles
  •  form thesis statements from your readings
  •  use sources effectively when writing an essay

Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Essay Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Writing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Argument Essays
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Synthesis Essay
  • Documented Essay

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 35 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.

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