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Report Writing

How to write a report

Report writing is an essential skill for engineers. As a professional you will be asked to create reports that outline how you will deliver the project you have been contracted to undertake. 

Reports are structured documents that organise information under headings. For guidance on how to structure your report see the resources below.

Where to look for books on report writing

How to write in an academic style

Report writing requires you to express yourself in a formal way. The video below shows you how academic writing differs from other forms of writing.

Academic Phrase Bank - Manchester University

Not sure how to start your paragraph? The University of Manchester has an Academic Phrasebank of expressions you can use in your assignments to help define, describe, critique and introduce your ideas.

Paraphrasing - how to write about someone else's ideas

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