Professional Communication Practice

COM10007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester or equivalent


Contact hours

  • 36 hours over the teaching period, normally 3 hours per week

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23



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Professional Communications Practice (COM00001)

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to the vital part communication plays in professional life. In covering ideas and skills fundamental to professional communication success, it aims to build not only competence but also students’ confidence in functioning as ethical communicators, able to use a range of techniques to achieve desired communication, including across mobile, online, interactive and emerging forms of medial.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify and develop an industry standard model to interpret communication activity across diverse social and cultural communication contexts
2. Identify and develop personal and professional communication styles through collaborative feedback
3. Utilise foundational skills in researching, evaluating and presenting professional information across diverse and dynamic media formats
4. Display confidence in approaching involvement in different forms of professional communication
5. Assess the relevance of mobile, online, interactive and emerging forms of communication to professional communication requirements

Courses with unit

BA-MCMN Bachelor of Media and Communication
BA-MCMN PROF Bachelor of Media and Communication (Professional)
BB-MCMNBUS Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Media and Communication