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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Develops advanced writing skills across a major writing project. Students will explore contemporary theoretical perspectives within which to place their own work, as well as prepare their project for publication. Students will receive critical feedback integral to their writing practice and are guided through a critical review of their work and process, to reflect on their writing in relation to creative practice theory. The result will be a creative writing project with an exegesis written during the session.

Unit content

1. Writing for the reader

2. Creative writing in the academy

3. Research framework - the exegesis

4. Extending the narrative

5. Preparing for publication

6. Creative writing beyond the academy

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 ability to maintain a sustained writing project.
2 demonstrate capability to manage practical situations in ongoing creative writing projects.
3 develop further skills to access, interpret and evaluate sources of information relevant to a sustained writing project.

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

  1. demonstrate the ability to maintain a sustained writing project.
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate capability to manage practical situations in ongoing creative writing projects.
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  3. develop further skills to access, interpret and evaluate sources of information relevant to a sustained writing project.
    • GA2:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

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