Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Regular, documented consultations over two semesters with the supervisor as arranged. Meetings should normally occur fortnightly and should be at least of half an hour duration.
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Admission to the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing or admission prior to 2010 to the Master of Creative Writing (Coursework and Minor Thesis).
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For students who wish to proceed to the PhD, it is required that they undertake a creative writing and analytical-theoretical dissertation and also enrol in the subject MULT50001 Research Principles and Practices in the first semester of the thesis. Alternatively a pure creative writing dissertation can be undertaken but this does not lead to the PhD.
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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.
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CoordinatorDr Amanda Johnson
Amanda Johnson (semester 1)
Elizabeth MacFarlane (semester 2)
The student will negotiate a suitable project with a supervisor, attend meetings and supervision sessions as required and present work in progress to appropriate seminars or conferences during the year. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50 point requirement for the year-long subject.
Note: For students who wish to proceed to the PhD, it is required that they undertake a creative writing and analytical-theoretical dissertation and also enrol in the subject MULT50001 Research Principles and Practices. Alternatively a pure creative writing dissertation can be undertaken but this does not lead to the PhD.
Students who complete this subject will:
Creative writing or a balance between creative writing and analytic-theoretical dissertation on an approved topic written over two consecutive semesters totalling or equivalent to 15 000 words 100% (due at the end of the second semester of enrolment). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of supervision meetings in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Note: for students who choose to present both creative writing and analytical-theoretical dissertation, it is required that they also enrol in the subject MULT50001 Research Principles and Practices.
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing |
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