Refer to the section on Referencing before you start writing your assignment.

Write your assignment according to the instructions given in your assignment brief. Usually, you will be asked to write an essay or report.

  • Essay
    An essay is a continuous piece of writing which enables students to provide their answer to the question set by the logical presentation of academic arguments and evidence. Look at the BISSTO section on Essay Writing for more information.
  • Report
    A report differs from an essay in that it is designed to present facts and figures. An argument may be presented but not in the form of a discussion as you would expect from an essay. The information is presented in clearly labelled sections. Look at the BISSTO section on Report Writing for more information

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