- A 2,500 word essay developed in response to the selected readings, addressing a question related to the students' own creative process, or more general issues in the production of creative writing (50%), due in the examination period
- A 2,000 word creative work produced in response to the selected readings and class discussions (40%), due in the examination period
- Participation in class discussions and an oral presentation, equivalent to 500 words (10%), due during the semester
- Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% (or 10 out of 12) classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.