Write, cite and submit

Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • cover planning assignments
  • examine what plagiarism is
  • provide guidance on referencing assignments
  • explain how assignments should be submitted.

At the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • plan your assignment 
  • understand why you should reference to avoid plagiarism
  • locate referencing style guides and referencing software
  • successfully submit your assignment.

6. More resources


Bailey, S. (2006). Academic writing: a handbook for international students (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.

Murray, N. & Hughes, G. (2008). Writing up your university assignments and research projects: A practical handbook. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Open University Press.

Neville, C. (2010). The complete guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism. Open University Press.

Fang, Z. (2021). Demystifying academic writing : genres, moves, skills, and strategies. Routledge.


Graves, N. & Epstein, M (2011). Eportfolio: A Tool for Constructing a Narrative Professional IdentityBusiness Communication Quarterly, 74(3), 342-346. doi: 10.1177/1080569911414555


Clarivate Analytics. (2020). Endnote X9

Duration:   Approximately 30 minutes

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain to contribute to your Graduate attributes:

Effective communication Effective communication

 Ethical and social understanding

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