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Area/Catalogue
LANG 3043

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
168321

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To consolidate students' knowledge and skills in creative writing and literature as a basis for future integration in their respective professional and creative contexts.

Course content

Students will consolidate and extend their critical understandings of the creative process within their own writing and in relation to the works of other authors. Through the course, students will build on the material, ideas, concepts and issues from their preceding courses, exploring new theoretical orientations, extending their literary knowledge, and refining their skills in text analysis and creative writing in order to develop their professional competencies within the field of creative writing and literature. Students will have opportunities to consider their work in relation to literary theory and opportunities for professional publication.

Textbook(s)

Federico, Annette 2016, Engagements with Close Reading, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, London and New York

Disher, G 2001, Writing fiction: an introduction to the craft, 3rd, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of any second year course from the Creative Writing and Literature major/sub-major within the Bachelor of Arts, or by approval from the Program Director. COURSE ALERT: This course is not available to students who have completed LANG 3040 Literary and Creative Writing Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 10 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
Journal 1500 words 30% N/A
Project 3000 words 70% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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
School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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