SPECIAL NOTE: Enrolment is subject to the achievement of a credit result, or higher, in at least one undergraduate creative writing unit, or interview with unit coordinator.
DESCRIPTION This unit enables students to build on their undergraduate creative writing experience and work towards producing a publishable work of literary short fiction. In addition to writing a work of short fiction, students will be required to produce an essay in which they reflect on specific aspects of writing craft. The scope of each student's creative work, and their essay topic, will be determined in consultation with the unit coordinator. Participants will share and develop their writing in a workshop setting and will be expected to read and critique the work of other students.
ASSESSMENT: Work of short fiction, 3,000 words. Accompanying essay, 2,000 words.
TEACHING PATTERN: Meetings and workshops as arranged between staff and individual students
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - H Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - H Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.