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What is a report? And how do I write one?

There are a number of tutorials on report writing on the Learning Lab. Choose the best one for you from the list below.


Writing a report
This tutorial clearly explains the main features of a report, focusing on the overall structure with model examples. It also highlights the differences between some reports as well as the differences between reports and essays.

Postgraduate reports
A postgraduate tutorial that takes report writing to the next level. Includes information on methodology, executive summaries and an assignment checklist.

Professional report writing
This tutorial will outline the requirements for writing a successful business report. It outlines report writing structure and organisation as well as the features of strong, effective business writing.

Assignment slammer

This short tutorial walks you through the process of preparing, planning and writing an assignment with quick links to the resources you can use at each stage.