In the tertiary environment, there are different types of communication. In each type, you are required to apply the tenets and write or communicate effectively. According to Horkoff (2018) part of managing your education is communicating well with others at your institution.
This may range from simple writing such as an email to your lecturer to explain why you have not submitted your assignment to complex thesis preparation for your final graduation.
The table below summarizes the different types of writing for academic purposes. It lists the minor, less formal, formal, and major categories of writing for academic purposes.