Essays at university need to respond to a question by developing an argument which is based on evidence and critical reasoning. Regardless of type or purpose, all essays are structured the same way. There are three essential sections to an essay:
Why do we write essays?
Essays are used as assessment at University to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of a topic. They are also useful tools to promote thinking and learning. You are required to develop an argument and apply critical thinking skills to analyse a range of academic sources in support of your argument.
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