Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Regular supervision on campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 0.5 |
Total Time Commitment: 240
|Prerequisites:||Admission to fourth year honours in creative writing.|
|Corequisites:||Research Principles and Practices|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Enrolment must be across two consecutive semesters. This subject is only available to students enrolled in honours in Creative Writing prior to 2009.|
CoordinatorProf Kevin Brophy
The thesis project will provide individual supervision in designing, researching and creating a substantial creative writing project, which may be in any genre.
|Objectives:||Students completing this subject will: |
|Assessment:||The thesis of 12 000 words, of which 9500 can be an integrated creative writing project in any genre and a 2500-word essay contextualising the creative piece or the equivalent in Poetry (475 lines) or Script (40 minutes performance time) (100%) due at the end of the second semester of study. Individual projects are discussed and agreed upon by negotiation early in the first semester with the supervisor. In the first weeks of the first semester, under the supervisor's guidance and by completion of the subject: Research Principles and Practices, the student will prepare a detailed project proposal and bibliography. This mentoring process will guide the student through the research and writing process over the two semesters of the thesis enrolment.|
An appropriate bibliography for each project will be established in consultation with the supervisor and in the compulsory subject: Research Principles and Practices.
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An appropriate bibliography for each project will be established by consultation with the supervisor.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students successfully completing this subject will: |
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