Conclusions

  • Your conclusion leaves the reader with a final impression of your essay. Here you can draw together all your points and tell the reader why your argument matters.

    For essays

    • Conclusion
      (RMIT, Australia) This is as clear as it gets and comes with a useful example.
    • Introductions and conclusions
      (UniSA, Australia) suggests a 3-point structure for conclusions, and gives you a template and an example.
    • Conclusions: what they do
      (Royal Literary Fund, UK) Summing up and moving on, not 'Here's something I forgot earlier'. Useful advice clearly set out.