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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Develops student skills in writing and critiquing poetry. Students will write and edit their own suite of poetry and engage with close analysis of other poets' work to develop advanced skills in genre, tone, voice and language. Students will receive critical feedback integral to their writing practice and engage in reflection on their own work using analytical and interpretation skills.

Unit content

  1. Introduction
  2. Verse
  3. The senses
  4. Subjects and metaphors
  5. Voice and language
  6. Finding poetry/revision & editing/critical review information

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate the skills to write a variety of poetic texts.
2 demonstrate the skills to critique a variety of poetic texts.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate the skills to write a variety of poetic texts.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate the skills to critique a variety of poetic texts.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.