Introduction; Part I. The Basics: 1. Writing at school and writing at university: are they really so different?; 2. Fundamental principles; Part II. Getting Down to Writing: 3. Analysing and answering the question; 4. The writing process; 5. Writing an introduction; 6. Writing the main body of your essay; 7. Writing summaries and conclusions; 8. Referencing and quotations; 9. Stylistic issues; 10. Writing up small-scale research projects or dissertations; Part III. Frequently Asked Questions.