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Course Description

The overall objective of this course is to equip students with the knowledge and skills in the writing process and teach the fundamentals of effective scientific writing; and to review and critic a published article. Instruction will focus primarily on the process of writing and publishing scientific manuscripts.

Course objectives

At the end of this course therefore students should be able to: i) Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to a scientific audience; ii) Conduct a literature review and critique a scientific publication; iii) Demonstrate ability to use a referencing software; iv) Write a publishable scientific manuscript; v) Conduct a scientific presentation; and vi) To understand the steps involved in submitting a scientific manuscript for publication

At the end of this course therefore students should be able to: