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What will I learn?

Professional Writing and Communication provides interactive instruction and practice in professional workplace communication. Through workshops and assessments, you'll develop skills in report writing, the organisation of logical arguments, research and compositional strategies, media literacy, the use of web-based resources and forms of oral communication. The unit also considers the ways in which communication can imply assumptions about social value.

Upon successful completion, you'll receive:

Two PD Points - stackable for unspecified academic credit in award courses
A Certificate of Achievement
A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials

What you'll learn

Be innovative and creative.

Synthesise and present information to a high standard.

Communicate clearly and effectively in written and oral forms.

Work independently and in groups successfully.

Why study this course?

Master professional communication strategies.
Gain valuable skills that are highly valued across a range of sectors and professions.
Learn to apply developed communication abilities to real-world situations.

How does it work?

Online delivery, workshops, continuous assessment.

What's next after this course?

Future study
Professional Writing and Communication gives you a head start in every degree.
Career outcomes
The professional communication skills developed in this unit are essential to all aspects of the modern, global workplace.

Study options

Online/Distance (7 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $440 including GST

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 July 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

The successful completion of year 12 secondary school study.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About The University of Western Australia (UWA)

UWA is the only Western Australian university ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide.

  • World-top 100 university - QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 5-stars for teaching quality (Good Universities Guide 2020)
  • A proud member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight
  • 11 subject areas in world’s top 50 QS Rankings 2020