Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 96-hours across the semester, including class time.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
106-105 Creative Writing: Ideas and Practice
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Dr Grant Caldwell
This subject focuses on the creative process of shorter literary work, from the first idea through the development, editing and presentation, including the identification of sources, and choice of style and form. Students will be encouraged to attempt a variety of forms including poetry, monologue, fiction and creative non-fiction. They will also be encouraged to read and discuss a wide range of contemporary literature as part of their understanding and articulation of their own and others' creative work.
On completion of the subject students should have:
Written work totalling 4000 words including three major assignments (due in weeks 5 (30 to 40 lines of poetry equivalent to 1000 words), week 9 (1500 words) and during the examination period (1500 words) allocated 30% each, with 10% for participation in tutorials, which will include attendance at lectures. This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a major in Creative Writing in either course.
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Communication and evidence |
Download PDF version.