MJRU-CRWRI v.1 Creative Writing Major (BA)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
Students develop skills in a variety of creative forms and styles, and have the opportunity for their work to be published in a regularly produced magazine written and edited by students. Students studying Creative Writing as their primary major will study their first year with the STRU-BAMCC Media, Culture and Creative Arts First Year Stream.
Major Overview Note
Students choosing this major within the Bachelor of Arts degree will also choose another major or an elective stream. Choosing a second major allows students to study in an additional discipline area. Choosing an elective stream allows students to undertake further study in the discipline of their first major or choose from a variety of units from around the University.
Major/Stream Entry and Completion Details
Students should complete Introduction to Writing (PWRP1000) and Creative Writing (CWRI1000) in their first year.
Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. identify, explain and apply the key disciplinary concepts in Creative Writing
2. integrate theory and creative practice; conceive, develop and evaluate innovative new writing
3. access and evaluate the sources, authority and relevance of information and synthesise key facts, themes and ideas in writing
4. communicate ideas to a range of audiences and in a variety of media and genres
5. use technologies to access resources, communicate effectively and develop writing and research skills
6. use disciplinary skills and knowledge to learn how to learn, and apply these insights to new writing and to the different intellectual and professional roles required of a writer in the broader community
7. acknowledge the interrelationship between local, national and global perspectives and the impact of this on writing and the creative industries
8. value a range of cultural knowledge and take care to represent these, where appropriate, in an ethical and professional manner
9. work independently and/or collaboratively to produce innovative and informed creative writing that contributes meaningfully to contemporary culture
Duration and availability
This major is available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|CWRI2002||v.1||Writing Short Fiction||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|CWRI2008||v.1||Writing for Performance||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|CWRI3005||v.1||Writing Long Fiction||3.0||25.0|
|CWRI3011||v.1||Writing for Children||3.0||25.0|
|CWRI3010||v.1||Writing Genre Fiction||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|CWRI3003||v.1||Creative Writing Supervised Project||3.0||50.0|
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