Writing for Digital Media

PWR70002 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 contact hours - Online

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

2024 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 3

26 Aug 24 - 24 Nov 24

17 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
8 Sep 24

16 Sep 24

Last withdraw without fail:
11 Oct 24


Antireq (similar in contet)

Aims and objectives

Skills in writing for digital new media platforms are in high demand. This unit analyses the most commonly used platforms, programs and tools for writing professionally and creatively in the digital space. It examines the theories and practices behind text and non-text based online and social media communications.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:

1. Describe and critically evaluate the contemporary debates, writing practices, platforms, and trends in new media discourse and textuality
2. Demonstrate practical writing skills for online and digital platforms
3. Generate a mind map, plan, research, and produce a piece of writing about or utilising online textuality