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Area/Catalogue
COMM 5081

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
164581

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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 develop students' written and oral communication skills in a professional context using a wide range of professional and technical texts, and to develop students' skills in planning, drafting, evaluating, and editing written, oral and visual communication content.

Course content

Students will gain specialist skills and knowledge in professional and technical writing skills; professional presentations; effective communication within the workplace; and theories of communication using the principles of reader-centredness, useability and persuasiveness.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 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, MAWSON LAKES
Portfolio 1300 words 25% N/A
Group presentation 600 word equivalent 30% N/A
Report 2000 words 35% N/A
Continuous assessment 600 word equivalent 10% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Portfolio 1300 words 25% N/A
Group presentation 600 word equivalent 30% N/A
Report 2000 words 35% N/A
Continuous assessment 600 word equivalent 10% 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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