Automotive Engineering

Academic Writing and Speaking

Seminar, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Presentation of the results of a Master's thesis; proper composition of scientific texts (inc. abstracts, literature research, referencing, types of text, register and layout.)

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: course script
Irish, R. & Weiss, P.E. (2009) Engineering Communication: From principles to practice. OUP; Oxford.
Russey, W.E., Ebel, H.F., Bliefert, C. (2006) How To Write a Successful Science Thesis. Wiley-VCH;Weinheim.

Mode of delivery

Seminar: communicative language lessons (CLIL)

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment, written assignment and oral exam.