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professional online Academic Writing tutor Marisa
Pharmacology North West University
I'm a passionate, well balanced university lecturer and researcher in Pharmacology. I specialize in cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric pharmacology as well as preclinical and clinical research in these areas.
249 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Amy
BA/MA English, Drama and Education University of Cambridge
Hello! I am a Cambridge-educated tutor with years of experience in assisting students with academic work, in a variety of subjects, especially Psychology, Sociology, Media and Research Methods - from undergraduate to Doctorate level. I am flexible, dedicated and personal in my approach, have an excellent eye for detail and criticality and happy to provide structuring, editing, proofreading and fe... see more
2012 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Dr Steve
Doctorate University College London: Institute of Education; Postgraduate in Philosophy: Birkbeck College, University of London; MA in Design: UAL Central Saint Martins;
I have 24 years of experience in tutoring, supporting learners to achieve their goals. I have a strong knowledge of excellent academic practice, in particular, developing your understanding of the arguments, and sharpening your subject comprehension, critical thinking, and essay writing skills for examination and assessment. I convert complicated theories and paradigms into straightforward ideas, ... see more
4221 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Dimitrios
Law University of Oxford
Top Rated and Experienced Law Tutor, Specializing in EU/Public/State Aid Law. Former Oxford University Lecturer.
170 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Dr William James
Medical Sciences, Anatomy and Surgery University of Medical Science, Keele University School of Medicine, Queen Margaret's University
I am an experienced professor of anatomy, histology and embryology. I have spent several years in the health services sector and within medical education. My specialist subject is that of human anatomy. I cover all aspects of clinical anatomy, embryology and histology. Anatomy is a vast subject within the basic medical and healthcare sciences and I strongly believe in the importance of the subject... see more
669 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Alice
English BA (hons) First Class University of Birmingham
Fully qualified and experienced English teacher with excellent academic credentials (First Class Degree and PhD)
192 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Jonathan
History of Art / Academic Writing University of York
Enthusiastic PhD researcher and fully-qualified teacher, with experience in teaching History, History of Art, and Academic Writing across a variety of subjects and disciplines.
320 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Rosa
Linguistics University of Edinburgh
I am currently completing my MSc in Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. I have experience tutoring online and person and I have taught both one-on-one and group lessons. I am extremely passionate about what I do and study, as anyone who knows me will readily attest to!
65 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Alice
Comparative Literature Harvard University
English Language and Literature Teacher with experience teaching students in France, East Asia, and the U.S. I specialize in assisting students with perfecting their academic writing and learning English as well as with Ivy League and Oxbridge undergraduate and graduate admissions.
332 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Hugh
Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology Imperial College London; University of Southampton
Qualified Medical Doctor, experienced Science Tutor and post-graduate student at Imperial College London. Allow me to share my tried and tested methods for academic excellence with you!
62 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Anita
PPS/Social Anthropology University of Cambridge
Anita is a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at the University of Durham, where she is also teaching assistant to the Department of Anthropology. A fully qualified teacher and fellow of the Higher Education Authority, Anita is experienced in teaching across the social sciences including Sociology, Politics, Education, Psychology, and aspects of Philosophy and Economics. She is also a profession... see more
42 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Helena
Nursing, District Nursing Graduated from Queen Margaret University
Experienced nurse lecturer with a passion for Nursing and education. My aim is to inspire and motivate my students to achieve their greatest goals.
40 hours taught
professional online Academic Writing tutor Toby
Human, Social & Political Science University of Cambridge
I'm an academic with several years of teaching and admissions experience, who has worked with the University of Cambridge and other international research institutes.

Having graduated from Cambridge with a Starred First, I also provide support to students studying at Oxbridge or looking to get in.

I want to do the very best to help you get the results you want, and to succeed in the way that yo... see more
202 hours taught
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Recent Academic Writing Tutor Class Reviews From Our Students

Student Professional Tutor Date Subject Rating Comment
Dr Steve 28 Jun 2022 Academic Writing
Sir Steve gave me clear direction and advise how to start writing in order to complete my assigments. I am very gratefull .
Helena 14 Jun 2022 Academic Writing
very insightful and a great guide in the right direction.
Rosa 12 Jun 2022 Academic Writing
So fortunate to have found such an excellent tutor in Rosa
Rosa 11 Jun 2022 Academic Writing
Alway reliable and encouraging
Rosa 11 Jun 2022 Academic Writing
A tutor that inspires confidence in her students

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Students & Parents FAQs

Why study Academic Writing?

Academic writing is one of the essential skills required in every conceivable field. No matter what you are studying, if you have to write your thesis, you need excellent writing skills to ensure that what you have written can actually be understood by your thesis bank. Needless to say, learning this skill certainly makes it easier for you to understand complex research papers. And that makes the path to one day writing your own research paper much easier.

It's a skill you absolutely need to master, whether you are studying social sciences, management sciences, arts, or even health. Developing sustainable writing, research and argumentation skills through academic writing not only improves your academic potential but also opens up a range of career opportunities. Academic writing is a skill that requires a long learning curve to meet the right standards. Learning it through the right means will help you progress faster as you learn to avoid beginner mistakes.

It's a method of writing clearly, concisely and in a formal tone, focusing on the topic and evidence. It always has a specific purpose and style that must be followed. These styles can vary as each topic has its own function, which is to educate the reader about your findings.

What university degrees is Academic Writing useful for?

All of them. Whether you are learning academic writing to improve your personal writing skills or to start a law degree, it is one of the most important skills you can have to present your elaborated ideas at higher academic levels. Many universities offer courses to learn academic writing, such as the Academic Writing - Development and Research course. These courses are specifically designed for those who want to learn and teach how to improve writing skills.

Academic writing is mainly used in social science subjects. So you could do a bachelor's degree in philosophy followed by a master's degree. If you master academic writing, you will stand out in your field. This is because success in the social sciences relies heavily on developing these skills. You can also pursue a bachelor's degree in other social science subjects like psychology and sociology or even politics. Even in economics, excellent academic writing skills are required for degrees like a bachelor's in business or economics. If you have already developed academic writing skills, you will definitely come out ahead in any of these fields.

How does Academic writing help in Psychology?

Effective communication is a key to success in any career. Especially if you’re choosing psychology as your field, you will thank yourself if you have already developed academic writing skills. Learning how to express yourself is a much more challenging task than one expects. Many young graduates face difficulty in comprehending thick academic text because of inadequate skills. Every career path related to psychology will require you to have excellent writing skills to know how to support your own argument without making it vague and incomprehensible. Even if you’re going towards clinical psychology, you’ll still be needed to write case studies that will require academic writing skills.

What careers does studying academic writing lead to? 

Studying academic writing can open the portal to a wide range of careers where you can put your polished writing skills to use. The best part is that it guarantees ample room for growth. So, the better you write the more you can earn!

Here are some careers that you can pursue:

  • Advertising copywriter

  • Arts administrator

  • Creative director

  • Digital copywriter

  • Editorial assistant

  • Magazine journalist

  • Newspaper journalist

  • Public Relations Specialist

How expert Academic Writing tutoring can help you

Teachers will take the time to assess your starting point then develop a personalised syllabus to work towards your objectives. Online classes will focus on your areas of weakness and on developing the confidence you need to achieve your goals. Lessons will also push students in areas that they are already comfortable in, encouraging constant improvement and developing positive learning habits.

Why Choose Spires’ Tutoring?

We only hire 4% of the teachers that apply to Spires and they are all professional and experienced school and university level educators. Many have qualifications from top universities and institutions in the UK, USA, and around the world. All have a Ph.D., MSc, Ma, BSc, or Ba in their chosen field.

We have a lot of repeat students and you can check out the high star ratings our clients leave. 

Because tutors set their rates via an auction system, our prices are more competitive than many other companies. Our online classroom is stable and fun to learn through. It has an interactive whiteboard and students can access recordings of classes at any time. They use webcam video chat when being taught.

Spires deals with all of the matching, scheduling, payments, and administration, we take all of the hassles out of organising support and allow students to focus purely on learning.

How does Spires’ online tutoring work?

You can find a professional tutor in four easy steps:

1. Use the Find A Tutor feature to create a post outlining your needs and requirements. You can choose from subject, level, price, and expertise.

2. Find your perfect tutor from our wide variety of skilled professors and educators. After you filter your search results using the Find A Tutor feature you can choose to ‘view profile’ of the best choices for your needs. 

You can then see reviews from students and star ratings, including total hours taught for Spires and the price per hr.

3. Have your face-to-face class. This can be done whenever and wherever you are, it’s all online- neither you nor the tutor travels!

4. Replay the classes afterward for any missed information at your own pace and convenience. 

Private help is that easy!

Do I need Academic Writing tutors near me?

No, you don't! It’s all done online whenever and wherever you are. All you have to do is pick your ideal mentor and speak to them to arrange the best time for you to have video lessons.It doesn’t matter at all if they are miles and miles (or kilometre and kilometre) away from you!

Then, communicate with your favourites to see if they are right for your needs and learning style. You can have a free video call by webcam, usually over zoom. Then you pick the person you’d like to help with your studies and schedule your first webcam lesson!

How many tutors are available to give private lessons?

We currently have over 146 Academic Writing Profs with academic and professional experience specialising in a wide range of topics from GCSEs to postgraduate support, and everything in between.

What qualifications do tutors need?

All of our tutors must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree and have tutoring experience. Most have higher degrees on top of that, in specialised areas such as Master’s degrees or PhDs. All of our tutors are DBS checked or have had equivalent background checks.

What is the role of a tutor?

It is their responsibility to guide you to understand the subject you have chosen. Using their expertise in the chosen topic and their teaching experience they will help you to understand, analyse and use the content of the lessons to apply at a later date, whether it is at your chosen university, your career or in your day-to-day life.

How much does a private tutor cost per hour?

Tuition is priced according to level:

1. School level: For Primary school, Secondary and Higher Education prices start at €25/hr

2. University level: For Undergraduate and Postgraduate tuition, prices start at €35/hr

3. Professional level: For Chartered Qualifications and Admissions Test tutoring, prices start at €45/hr.

The average price per hour ranges based on the tutors’ experience, expertise and student’s level.

How much is a tutor per hour in London?

The average tutor price per hr is £40/$53/€45 per hour depending on a teachers’ experience and students’ level of study. This is higher than other areas in the UK due to the increased living costs that come with London life.

What happens when I send a message?

Once you’ve used the Find A Tutor feature to find your perfect Academic Writing teacher, you can contact them with any questions you might and even meet in advance. A tutor should respond to you within 24 hrs with an answer and the hours they are available. If your selected teacher isn’t able to fit you into their schedule we will recommend others that fit your specifications. After a tutor replies, you can then schedule a free webcam meet and if you are satisfied you can go ahead and schedule your first lesson!

Can I get GCSE Academic Writing help?

Yes, you can! We have a selection of professionals with GCSE tutoring experience with a background in AQA, CCEA, OCR, Edexcel, and other awarding bodies. With our professional teachers having experience of many yrs, you can easily get the help you are looking for including essay writing lessons, assignments and revision help for your exams.

Can I book an IB Academic Writing professor?

Yes, you can! We have a selection of professional tutors with primary and secondary school experience. All you need to do is login and send a message, and arrange your first video call. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson.

Do your tutors offer A-level tutoring?

Yes, they do! We have a huge selection of tutors with A-level experience with a background in AQA, CCEA, OCR, Edexcel and other awarding bodies. Just use the filter to look for A-Level tutors and feel free to message the ones you like to ask if they provide the help that you need before scheduling a lesson.

Can I book an A-level Academic Writing tutor?

Yes, you can! We have a selection of professional tutors with A-level teaching experience as well as other further education courses such as BTECs and HNDs. All you need to do is pick your preferred educator, send them a message and arrange your first zoom meeting. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson.

Can I arrange Academic Writing revision help?

Yes, you can! Our database of teachers offers a wide range of specialisations and expertise. Just use the filter to search for Academic Writing tutors for your level and browse through available candidates. You can read their description and reviews as well as communicate with them about your needs before you schedule a lesson.

Do you offer admissions help?

Yes, we do! Our database of teachers offers a wide range of tutors offering admissions help at various levels such as UCAS, Oxbridge Entrance, and even IELTS and TOEFL preparation for non-native speakers.

Can I get dissertation help at the university level?

Yes, you can! We have a selection of University level tutors who can provide assignment help as well as admissions help and exam preparation. Just communicate with your tutor before telling them your specific needs.

Do you offer varsity tutors in Academic Writing?

Yes, we do! With Spires, you can find experienced teachers familiar with the US University system in a whole range of subjects. The same goes for the US high-school system as well as the Australian, South African, Canadian, and New Zealand University and school systems.

Do you offer Academic Writing lessons for adults?

Yes, we do! Our database of Writing experts offers a wide range of specialisations and expertise. Just use the Find A Tutor feature to search for tutors for your level and browse through available candidates.

You can choose from a wide range of specialisations whether you are preparing for university entrance exams, looking to advance your career, or just to brush up on your analytical and writing skills. We are confident you will be able to find what you are looking for from over a hundred professional academics in our network.

Is 'Tutor wanted' a suitable title for my advert?

Although this is maybe not the worst bad opening line, we strongly recommend that you give it some more thought. What do you need? What are you trying to achieve? Think about what level you are and what you need to improve on, whether you need help with GCSE level guidance, or help with a University admissions letter, put it in your advert.

For example, a great opening for many of our clients could be: ‘Writing support required to help with Oxbridge Admissions Test’. The more details, the better the match!

We help students from all over the world

Spires online Academic Writing tutoring is popular in these, and more, UK cities:

  • London
  • Central London
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Leeds
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • Newcastle
  • Bristol
  • Sheffield
  • Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
  • Liverpool
  • Belfast
  • Nottingham
  • Bournemouth and Poole
  • Coventry
  • Leicester
  • Brighton & Hove
  • Derby
  • Southampton
  • Portsmouth
  • Plymouth
  • York

Spires online Academic Writing tutoring is popular in these, and more, countries:


  • France
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Ireland
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands
  • Greece
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Hungary

The Americas

  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Columbia
  • Brazil

The Middle East

  • Bahrain
  • Kuwait
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • South Africa


  • India
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • South Korea


  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Egypt


  • Australia
  • New Zealand

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