Technical Writing with Case Studies


This module will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to write technical documents. A number of industrial case studies will be presented by guest lecturers to facilitate the analysis of topical issues in quality.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the target audience and apply the concepts of writing technical documentation to suit the competence of the target audience.

  2. Present documents in a clear, concise, consistent and unambiguous style.

  3. Reference sources in technical documentation using Harvard style referencing system.

  4. Critically analyse graphics and text.

  5. Apply knowledge of quality management to interpret and report on case studies based on quality issues that may arise within an industrial setting and identify how these issues may be resolved.

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