Develop skills in and understanding of publishing and editing creative work, freelancing, marketing, reviewing and writing groups / communities of practice. Provides students with valuable industry-based knowledge and practical advice for establishing or continuing their careers as writers.
1. Working as a writer (what kind of labour is entailed in literary production)
2. Press releases, profiles and bios: freelancing and marketing
4. The publishing industry
5. Communities of practice (writing groups etc.)
6. Living as a writer (prizes, grants, competitions, residencies)
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of literary production and the marketplace.||Communication and social skills|
|2||develop skills and techniques in regard to marketing and publication opportunities.||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|3||develop social and cultural awareness of communities of practice in the writing discipline.||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.