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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Writing for Strategic Communication is a practical subject that provides an overview of the various forms of professional writing in strategic communication. These include writing for websites and blogs, tweeting, newsletter copy, letters and memos, media releases, feature articles and more. Students develop their own blogs, learn interviewing and note-taking techniques and conduct a face to face interview with a professional communicator. Students are encouraged to explore the concept of 'great writing' as a construct for developing their own writing skills.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMark Civitella

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesWrite and edit a portfolio of documents; take a client brief and write a situation analysis; analyse a situation and develop a range of client recommendations.

Capstone subjectNo

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Compose written public relations materials in a logical, coherent, concise, and appropriate format.
02. Synthesise communication knowledge with the principles of public relations in order to create reports.
03. Identify the causes underlying a problem and propose a range of plausible and innovative options as means to address the problem

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