Courses & Units

Creative Writing Workshop 1 HEN104



This unit introduces provides students with the opportunity to explore fiction writing both through their own practice and through the analysis of published works. Topics for study will include such foundational aspects of writing craft as narrative scope and structure, point of view, voice, characterisation, dialogue and setting.


Unit name Creative Writing Workshop 1
Unit code HEN104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English

Dr Danielle Wood

Teaching staff

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate, through practice, an understanding of key components of creative texts.
  • demonstrate a command of sentence-level writing in english, to a standard expected for introductory level study.
  • demonstrate attention to the details of editorial polish.
  • Reflect critically on aspects of writing craft as executed works of published fiction/creative non-fiction.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 100705

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

On Campus:
1 x 1hr Lecture, Weekly 
1 x 1.5 hr Tutorial, weekly

Off Campus:
1 x 1hr Lecture, Weekly


Minor creative work, 750 words (25%), Craft analysis, 1000 words (25%), Major creative work 2000 words (50%)

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