CWB201 Corporate Writing and Editing

Unit synopsis

This unit allows you to develop the ability to write in at least two corporate writing genres and be proficient in three other genres. It deals with both the fundamentals of language (grammar, punctuation, style) and common corporate writing genres (manuals, reports, speeches, brochures). Professional communication specialists must have a command of an extensive range of corporate writing genres to create and edit corporate documents. As a corporate writing specialist, you must also be able to respond authoritatively to technical and stylistic writing questions when such matters arise in the workplace. You will develop your knowledge about how language works and be able to use that knowledge in practical writing applications. As a result, you will become a more confident writer and communicator in corporate and professional situations.

Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School/Discipline
Professional Writing
Study area
Professional Writing
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 2, 2020 20 July 2020 - 13 November 2020
  • Kelvin Grove

Previous study requirements

Equivalents
KWB213, KWB106

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

Unit outlines