Technical Report Writing for Engineers
The University of Sheffield
  • Start Date: 10 Aug, 2020
  • 6 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Get an introduction to technical report writing. Find out how to communicate your ideas through well-written engineering reports.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn to communicate effectively through technical report writing


Technical reports are a vital tool for engineers to communicate their ideas. This online course introduces technical report writing and teaches the techniques you need to construct well-written engineering reports.


Each week, we’ll look at a key section of a technical report and the skills needed to write it. You’ll cover areas such as referencing and citations; presenting equations; diagrams and data; and using language and tenses correctly.


We’ll also talk to practising engineers, as well as students and educators who write and mark technical reports, who’ll give their hands-on advice.


This course is designed for both student and professional engineers. It will teach you the technical report writing skills you need to tackle everything from a two-page document to a PhD thesis. As such, it will be applicable for the entirety of your engineering degree or career.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is one of the world’s top 100 universities with a reputation for teaching and research excellence.

The University of Sheffield’s diverse student population of nearly 25,000 of the brightest students from 117 countries learn alongside over 1,200 of the world’s top academics. The campus is based in the heart of Sheffield, a large, green city in the north of England.

Leading experts teach on the University’s courses and its students rated their learning experience as the best in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards, 2014-15.

The University conducts research that matters. In the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework, 86 per cent of its research was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent. The University has five Nobel Prize winners among its former staff and students.

It uses its research power to tackle big problems; global issues such as climate change and sustainable energy. It is reinventing engineering, changing the landscape of urban regeneration, protecting the vulnerable and standing up for freedom of expression.

The University remains true to the ideals of its 1905 founders and works hard to ensure that people from all backgrounds have opportunities to learn and the chance to fulfil their potential.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

You may be able to download course materials after enrolling in this course. If not, all of the necessary course materials provided by the course instructor will be available on the provider's course page.
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