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Professional Writing

Undergraduate | LTU-CRA1PWR | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Professional Writing

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply the concepts from the Writer's Toolbox, presented in the subject, to your own and others' work.
    2. Articulate connections between your study of writing and issues of personal or social concern.
    3. Demonstrate independent thinking in your essay materials.
    4. Write clear, well-organised and proof-read academic and creative pieces.
    5. Work co-operatively on various tasks to discuss the strengths and difficulties in your own and others' writing.
    6. Develop a writing portfolio demonstrating different genres and styles.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed HUS1PWR (Writing the World) are ineligible to enrol in this subject

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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