Your ability to write essays will dramatically affect your performance at university level. You need to be able to write an essay well. Good essay writing is not a skill you are born with, but it is a skill you can learn.
Structuring your essay
SPSE (Situation Problem Solutions Evaluation) essays
Use this approach when you are asked to look at a problem and suggest solutions to it.
Situation - gives the reader some background, so they can place the problem.
Evaluate - evaluate solutions rather than simply state them.
|Example of a SPSE essay (PDF opens in new window)|