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Skills Team Workshops

Writing critically

About this workshop

Workshop description

This workshop will introduce postgraduate students to some of the key points to consider when writing critically. The workshop will review what it means to be critical when writing, and then go on to explore the development of consistent arguments and the use of evidence. It will also provide attendees with an opportunity to ask questions they may have about their own critical writing.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • The components of an argument.
  • Developing consistent arguments
  • Describing evidence
  • Structuring an argument

Who this workshop is for

This class will give an introduction to the core elements of critical writing at Levels 7 and 8.


This workshop is run by an Academic & Library Specialist from the Brynmor Jones Library Skills Team.

Workshop format & availability

Register for this workshop

To book your place on this workshop, click on one of the dates below to access the booking form.

Video workshop

This workshop is available as a YouTube video series. You can watch it online at any time!

Relevant SkillsGuides

More information on this topic can be found on the following SkillsGuides:

Critical writing