Professional Writing (COMM5542)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to think critically and communicate effectively for academic and business purposes in such modes as the presentation of proposals and reports, and to conduct basic research procedures. It prepares students for successful management of communication applications in the academic and business environment.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Restriction: COMM5442.
Topics include: 

Topics include
the writing process; "sources and resources" - information in the 21st century; information management; databases; referencing and Endnote; understanding purpose, form and content; critical thinking; short documents
memos, letters and emails; graphic design and layout; presentation skills; business proposal; executive summary; business report; style in business writing; peer review; proof reading and editing.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1254

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (112-1101)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LectureFriday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-1101)
1 May 18 - 5 Jun 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (112-1101)
4 May 18 - 8 Jun 18 LectureFriday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-1101)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Technology - Building, Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering, Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management, Bachelor of Communication (Event Management), Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations).

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