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Professional and Technical Communication

Undergraduate | USA-COMM1075 | 2024

Learn to read texts with a critical eye. You’ll dissect professional and technical texts including those used in academia, the government, corporations and more. Learn how to construct these texts yourself with clarity and persuasiveness. 

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Enrol by
8 Sept 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks
Start dates
1 Apr 2024,
16 Sept 2024

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Professional and Technical Communication

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Recognise the social, cultural, rhetorical, and stylistic influences in the construction of texts.
    2. Analyse the constructing features of a wide range of professional and technical texts.
    3. Design, write, evaluate and revise a wide range of professional and technical texts.
    4. Develop an understanding of the principles of visual and information design.
    5. Develop an understanding of issues related to ethics, copyright, liability, and responsibility in the professional context.

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No entry requirements

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0.125 EFTSL
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