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Unit of Study WRIT1002 Introduction to Creative Writing (2024)

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Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

understand the connections between creativity and writing practice

demonstrate knowledge of foundational creative writing skills

demonstrate an understanding of the different forms/genres of creative writing

reflect critically on their own and others' writing.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Project proposal40%
Creative work60%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Cowan, A, 2011, The Art of Writing Fiction, Pearson, Great Britain. ISBN: 978-1408248348.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Harvard is the standard referencing system for all Writing units. See here for a comprehensive guide.

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