Professional Communication Practice

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

Duration

  • One semester or equivalent

     

Contact hours

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

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

Results:
29 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

Census:
2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21

Dates:
1 Nov 21 - 6 Feb 22

Results:
1 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Nov 21

Census:
26 Nov 21

Last withdraw without fail:
24 Dec 21


Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil
 
Alternative Tertiary Entry Program: Students who have passed COM00001 are exempted from taking this unit and must select another unit in its place with advice from a Course Advice Specialist. 

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 outcomes.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Provide model used to interpret communication activity.
2. Identify your own communication styles as well as being responsive to those of others.
3. Utilize foundational skills in researching, evaluating and presenting information in different forms for professional communication purposes.
4. Display confidence in approaching involvement in different forms of professional communication.
5. Assess the relevance of mobile and online 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