Year 2


HW0188 Engineering Communication I

[Tutorials: 24 hours; Pre-requisite: HW0001 (co-requisite); Academic Units: 2.0]

Learning Objectives

This course aims to enable students to master important elements of engineering communication and academic literacy skills.


This course covers basic academic literacy skills as well as written and oral communication skills for the field of engineering.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the students should be able to:

  1. Produce short academic prose relevant to the field
  2. Write an audience-specific short technical proposal/report, and
  3. Present key topics in engineering


  • Instead of a textbook, students will learn using discipline-specific course materials developed by the Language and Communication Centre.
  • Reference:
    Mike Markel, Technical Communication, 10th Edition, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012.

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