Courses & Units

Writing the Family Saga HAA104

Hobart

Note:

This unit is fully online and is only available for enrolment through the College of Arts, Law and Education online registration process:

Website: Writing the Family Saga

Contact: ASC.Contact@utas.edu.au / +61 3 6226 6365

Actual Dates: 2 Mar - 17 Apr 2020.

Introduction

Adventure or romance, tragedy or triumph, legends of extraordinary feats or quiet tales of everyday struggles. What kinds of stories are there in your family tree? This unit builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in HAA004 Writing Family History. Students will have further opportunity to develop key skills for the writing of fiction and/or non-fiction based on genealogical records. The emphasis in this unit is on crafting and polishing engaging and readable multigenerational family history narratives.

Summary

Unit name Writing the Family Saga
Unit code HAA104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
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Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Partial HECS Scholarships may be available for eligible domestic students who study this unit as part of the Diploma of Family History in 2018.

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 100705

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

6 x short online exercises and responses (40%); 2 x 750-1000-word written narratives (60%).

Final grade will be pass or fail.

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Textbooks

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