Writing for Digital Media

PWR70002 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours Fully online

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

2023 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 3

28 Aug 23 - 26 Nov 23

22 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
10 Sep 23

18 Sep 23

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Oct 23


Anti Requisites
PWR70002 Online Writing
PWR80004  Writing and New Media 

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.

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

Courses with unit

Prior to 2019 this unit was titled Online Writing
A unit of study in the Graduate Certificate of Writing, Graduate Diploma of  Writing and Masters of  Writing