UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ENGL4103 Studies in Creative Writing

Credit 6 points
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AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in English and Cultural Studies [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
Content This unit is designed for students who wish to work on substantial creative writing. Students prepare story outlines, submit writing for workshops and assessment, and read a selection of contemporary works in their chosen genres in order to develop an advanced sense of the possibilities of form in current literary practice.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) produce compelling and well-developed creative writing; (2) understand the demands and requirements of the process of writing; (3) develop a capacity to facilitate each other's work through constructive commentary; (4) independently identify the strategies used by contemporary artists and where appropriate apply these to their own work; and (5) express original arguments coherently and logically in oral and written formats.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) creative writing outline; (2) folio of creative writing; and (3) seminar participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Brenda Walker
Unit rules
Prerequisites: sufficient units to ensure admission to Honours in English and Cultural Studies
Advisable prior study: successful completion of at least one undergraduate unit in Creative Writing
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/ENGL4103/SEM-1/2017

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