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WRIT6000: Professional Writing

This unit introduces theories of professional writing with a specific focus on composing in the workplace. Students will develop abilities in analysing, writing, revising, and delivering workplace texts, both print and multimedia. By examining and discussing a range of actual workplace documents, from emails to websites, students will gain a broader understanding of the rhetorical principles and ethical responsibilities inherent in professional writing practice. They will improve their ability to negotiate the relationships, tensions, and politics that influence workplace writing contexts.

Code WRIT6000
Academic unit English
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. distinguish between effective and ineffective workplace writing
  • LO2. produce professional text that privileges inclusive language
  • LO3. reflect critically on your own writing and the writing of others
  • LO4. produce professional, ethical workplace documents, both individually and in team settings.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.