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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3037

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
011361

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To extend and refine students’ writing skills in a variety of technical and professional applications and to practise the application of developed writing, editing and document design skills.

Course content

Students will build on previous courses to develop skill in the ability to explore and analyse writing in technical, scholarly and professional contexts. They will consolidate their knowledge and skills through advanced practice in writing, editing, designing and producing texts for professional and technical purposes, with concrete application on industry sourced documents and projects.

Textbook(s)

Eunson, B 2015, Communicating in the 21st Century (e-book), 4th, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar (online) 2 hours x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 2 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar (online) 2 hours x 2 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar (online) 2 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Report 900 words 20% N/A
Portfolio 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Report 900 words 20% N/A
Portfolio 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 2250 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 900 words 20% N/A
Portfolio 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries
School of Creative Industries

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