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ALW117 - Professional Writing for Work

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Le Rossignol




Incompatible with: ALW217
Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit focuses on developing professional communication and flexible skills for employability in a twenty first century work environment. Students will explore ways of professionally representing themselves, organisations and community causes or social issues within the context of their own discipline-specific work requirements. They will use online techniques and tools and imaginative virtual world workplace scenarios to prepare themselves for academic, organisational and web writing for specific purposes in workplace contexts.


Research paper 35% 1400 words

Evaluation Reporting 35% 1400 words

Persuasion online folio 30% equivalent 1200 words

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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