English for Academic and Professional Communication

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
LEVEL
Bachelor
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
60
PERIOD
01/09/2023 to 31/01/2023

Course Description

The students will start with an introduction to communicating in professional and academic contexts (understanding and producing communication events): audience analysis, purpose analysis, selection and adaptation of the contents according to audiences and purposes. Then the students will work on a project report taking into consideration stakeholder theory and ethical consequences of technical decisions. This will be followed by criteria to understand university lectures and academic literature while learning how to avoid plagiarism in communication. The course ends with the application of communication criteria to the context of job seeking among international companies.

Subject area

Language

Educational-info

ECTS

60

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Organizer

Partner

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Faculty

School of Industrial Engineering

Department

Applied Linguistics in Science and Technology

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