Course Title: Refine writing skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5295

Course Title: Refine writing skills

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 120.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2013

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to research and experiment with writing techniques in a range of media

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20277 Refine writing skills


1 Inform work through experimentation with writing techniques and media

2 Develop and refine a concept for a piece of work

3 Determine and organise resource requirements for work

4 Plan the writing

5 Complete writing

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Diploma of Profesional Writing and Editing- Program booklet for Students

Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete a number of pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.