Writing for Purpose

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Domain: English
Length of Course: Trimester

Unit Information

Whether you like it or not, writing is something we do every single day. From texting, emailing and updating our statuses to applying for jobs, writing is a skill we all need to master in order to successfully communicate.

In Writing for Purpose you will learn how to write a range of texts, focusing on the importance to context, purpose and audience.

Learn how to code switch between casual and formal language, writing with the vocabulary and structure required for the purpose of your written communication.

Through studying a range of different written texts, you will learn how to write a range of texts including a resume, job cover letter, formal emails, blogs, letters and essays.

This course will provide you will the skills necessary to ensure all of your written communication is appropriate and well-structured.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • English (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • English and Literary Studies
  • English and Cultural Studies

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Administration
  • Copywriting
  • Education Assistant
  • Librarian

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $25