Advanced Workshop: Poetry (ENGL6986)


This unit is designed for students who have already begun the practice of writing poetry, and who wish to work on a large portfolio of poems which has been developed to an advanced stage of composition. In the seminars, students will use this portfolio to refine and develop their writing style and technique in dialogue with the seminar leader.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week,
1x1hr seminar/week


15x poems (60%), 5x assessment tasks (15%), 1x1500wd Essay (20%), Seminar participation (5%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.