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Creative Writing Advanced Workshop (CWRI90004)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCWRI90004
Winter Term
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students will produce drafts of work in progress, engage in peer editing and workshops, present readings, attend seminars conducted by experienced writers, and will have an opportunity to receive professional feedback from publishers and editors. Students must consult the coordinator to discuss subject preparation prior to enrolment.

This subject involves pre-learning. Students are required to read any set texts and the subject reader at least once before the Intensive commences. Students are required to write a 1,000-word draft of their creative assessment piece before the Intensive commences to be distributed for workshopping. Students are also required to read and provide written feedback on their classmates' creative drafts before the Intensive commences.

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • demonstrate a capacity to work consistently and independently at an advanced level on a self-devised project;
  • demonstrate a well-developed ability to solve problems in the field of creative arts;
  • demonstrate a capacity to participate in a project requiring team-work and contributions to the progress of others; and
  • demonstrate advanced skills in peer workshopping and self-editing.

Generic skills

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

  • have refined skills in oral and written communication;
  • demonstrate skills in editing and peer workshopping of creative work; and
  • develop their creative practise.

Last updated: 31 July 2019