Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2.5-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week , 5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Usually 12.5 points of first year creative writing.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Anthony Keith Birch
|Subject Overview:||This subject asks students to develop their own non-fiction writing, short or longer, through the study of course materials, through class discussions, workshop sessions and submission of draft material. The topics dealt with in this subject will include sport, travel, political and autobiographical writing. The subject enables students to develop and draft a number of related or unrelated essays and other creative non-fictions, and to gain an understanding of the writing workshop process.|
|Assessment:||Written work totalling 4000 words comprising two pieces of writing 90% (due at the end of semester) and class participation 10%.|
|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|
|Notes:||This subject is not available to students who have completed 760-207 Non-fiction or 106-062 Writing Literary Non-Fiction. 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) |
Bachelor of Creative Arts
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Teaching
Diploma in Arts (Creative Writing)
Diploma in Creative Arts
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
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