A postgraduate diploma is an educational unit of study that requires about one to two years of schooling to earn. Students may choose to earn postgraduate diplomas in order to qualify for professional advancement or to increase their knowledge in their chosen fields.
Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.
Online Postgraduate Diploma in Humanities Studies
This course is designed to suit people who are keen in taking Technical Writing as a profession and want to learn/fine tune their skills and acquire a cutting edge over others. [+]
This course is designed to suit people who are keen on taking Technical Writing as a profession and want to learn/fine tune their skills and acquire a cutting edge over others. Total duration of the course: 150 Hours Regular Schedule: 1 hour daily – 5 days a week – Monday through Friday—6 Months Fast Track:2 hours daily – 5 days a week – Monday through Friday—3 Months Weekend Batch: 6 Hours every week – Saturdays and Sundays—6 MonthsCourse Curriculum Introduction to the Writing Process Introduction to Technical Writing DDLC Types of Technical Writing Procedural Writing Paragraph Writing Report Writing Writing for Electronic Media Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical PublicationGeneral Topics Content Formatting and Layout Global Content Content for Software Developers Web Content Grammatical Elements Punctuation List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Various Types of Documents Created by Technical Writers Business Proposal User Guide White Paper Case Studies Publishing ConceptsVarious publishing concepts including: Variable Headers and Footers Using Em Dash, En Dash, and so on Using White Space Color Theory Font Theory Printing Basics Concepts of Technical WritingIntroduction to Structured Authoring DITA — Theory and Practice XML — Taking Documentation to next level Industry Standard ToolsMicrosoft Word (Advanced Publishing Features) Microsoft Visio (Diagramming Tool) Adobe Technical Communication Suite which includes:FrameMaker (including Structured Authoring) RoboHelp (including latest Help formats) Captivate Photoshop Adobe InDesign SnagIT from Techsmith Regular Assignments Two Tests Final Exam Project [-]