Corporate Writing and Editing

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Corporate Writing and Editing

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Administration, Creative Writing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit deals with both the fundamentals of language (grammar, punctuation, style) and the dominant corporate writing genres (manuals, report, speeches, brochures).

     

    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. display a practical knowledge of two of these genres: Reports, Brochure Writing, Writing for the Web, Writing Manuals, Speech Writing
    2. deploy grammar, punctuation, style, paragraphing and layout in producing outstanding corporate documents
    3. develop highly specialised knowledge about the writing process including ethical matters
    4. recognise, evaluate, and re-craft writing problems using advanced editing skills
    5. behave in a manner appropriate to a professional/corporate writer.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.