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Advanced Writing Project Part 1 (CWRI90017)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCWRI90017
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students will negotiate a suitable creative project in any genre with a supervisor, attend meetings and supervision sessions as required and present work in progress to appropriate seminars or workshop groups during the year. Enrolment in the Advanced Writing Project is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50-point requirement for the year-long subject.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • work consistently and independently at an advanced level on a self-devised project;
  • communicate concepts and ideas effectively through writing and discussion;
  • demonstrate specialised knowledge of creative techniques in relation to a chosen genre;
  • demonstrate a broad knowledge of contemporary writing through directed and self-directed reading;
  • design, conduct and complete a major creative project;
  • set appropriate goals and work to a deadline;
  • understand ethical issues in the writing profession such as defamation and contempt, legal issues, codes of conduct pertaining to print and digital publishing, and practice of laws pertaining to intellectual property, privacy, and respecting cultural differences; and
  • revise and edit a written manuscript.

Generic skills

At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:

  • structure an extended writing project;
  • undertake independent research;
  • demonstrate a capacity to structure and complete an independent project;
  • problem solve; and
  • access resources and organise material.

Last updated: 11 November 2018