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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1061

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154601

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to the forms of representation, including writing, reading and speaking via a range of different media as appropriate for the purpose of creative communication

Course content

Students will be introduced to a range of issues in creative writing and literature, including the study of discourse, the social construction of knowledge, and how knowledge is represented through different media. Students will read an extensive body of literature and write creative and critical pieces based on their observation and participation in the creative context.

Textbook(s)

Tredinnick, M 2008, The little green grammar book, UNSW Press, Sydney

Tredinnick, M 2006, The little red writing book, UNSW Press, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

COURSE ALERT: This course is not available to students who have completed: COMM 2051 Professional and Creative Communication 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 4 hours x 2 days
Workshop 8 hours x 1 day
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (online activities) 3 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Portfolio 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Project 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Project 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Portfolio 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Project 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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