Creative Writing - CRWTA23955

Stream Summary

Faculty: ARTSC - Faculty of Arts&Social Science

School: School of the Arts and Media


Program: 3955 - Environmental Management/Arts


Bachelor of Arts (Minor)

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Stream Outline


The minor in Creative Writing provides you with a strong disciplinary base in creative writing and literary studies, with a focus on poetics, fiction writing, narratology and ficto-criticism.

Through workshop-based core courses at each level of the minor you will acquire skills in the craft of writing, and develop your capacity to assess, revise and edit your own work. You will also build upon critical reading skills fostered in the discipline of literary studies and put these into practice in writing workshops.

By completing a minor in Creative Writing, you will develop critical and analytical strengths through your engagement with literature, while the workshop-based courses will encourage you to test your knowledge creatively. You will be encouraged to experiment with a variety of different styles and genres. The minor will challenge you to develop formal and technical skills through the production of imaginative work in the area of poetics, narratology, and more specialist modes of production.

Stream Learning Outcomes

You should achieve the following learning outcomes upon the successful completion of the stream:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to compose, draft and revise a piece of creative writing
  • Identify the significance of existing creative genres and movements in the production and development of original work
  • Recognise the value of self-reflection in the writing process

Stream Structure

If you wish to gain a minor stream in Creative Writing you must complete 24 units of credit including 6 UOC at Level 1, at least 6 UOC at Level 2 including the core course, and at least 6 UOC at Level 3 including either ARTS3025 Advanced Creative Writing or ARTS3023 Fiction Writing.

Level 1

You must complete the following Level 1 core course:

Level 2

You must complete the following Level 2 core course:
You may complete 6 UOC from the following:

Level 3

You must complete at least 6 UOC of the following Level 3 courses:
You may complete 6 UOC from the following:
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