Creative Writing

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Creative Writing

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing must complete 24 credit points of units of study including, a minimum of 12 credit points from core units of study and a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study. A maximum of 6 credit points from units of study outside the Creative Writing table, including units of study from other faculties can be counted towards the elective.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing must complete 48 credit points of units of study including, 18 credit points from core units of study and a maximum of 30 credit points from elective units of study. A maximum of 12 credit points from units of study outside the Creative Writing table, including units of study from other faculties can be counted towards the elective.
Candidates for the Master of Creative Writing must complete 72 credit points of units of study, including a minimum of 18 credit points from core units of study, 12 credit points from capstone units of study and a maximum of 42 credit points from elective units of study, which must include at least one Introductory Workshop unit of study, at least one Writers at Work unit of study and at least one Advanced Workshop unit of study. A maximum of 12 credit points from units of study outside the Creative Writing table, including units from other faculties can be counted towards the elective.
Core units of study
ENGL6913
Critical Contexts for Creative Writing
6      Semester 1
ENGL6914
Research Methods for Creative Writing
6      Semester 2
ENGL6917
Literary Culture: Sydney
6      Semester 1

Capstone units of study

ENGL6929
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6930
Dissertation Part 2
6    P ENGL6929

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units of study
Introductory Workshop units of study
ENGL6901
Creative Writing: Fiction Workshop
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6902
Creative Writing: Poetry Workshop
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6903
Creative Writing: Screenwriting Workshop

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
Writers at Work units of study
ENGL6936
Writers at Work: Fiction
6      Semester 2
ENGL6944
Writers at Work: Poetry
6      Semester 1
ENGL6969
Writers at Work: Screenwriters

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   

It is recommended that students also enrol in ENGL6903
Semester 2
Advanced Workshop units of study
ENGL6986
Advanced Workshop: Poetry
12    P ENGL6902
Semester 2
ENGL6987
Advanced Workshop: Novel
12    P ENGL6901
Semester 2
ENGL6988
Advanced Workshop: Screenwriting

This unit of study is not available in 2017

12    P ENGL6903
Semester 2
Other elective units of study
ENGL6040
Introduction to Old English
6      Semester 2
ENGL6041
Old English Texts
6    P ENGL6040
Semester 1
ENGL6100
Approaches to Literary History
6      Semester 2
ENGL6101
Approaches to Genre
6      Semester 1
ENGL6102
Approaches to Critical Reading
6      Semester 2
ENGL6103
Approaches to Global English Literatures
6      Semester 1
ENGL6106
The Idea of the South

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6107
Sentiment and Sensation
6      Semester 1
ENGL6108
Modern Australian Poetry and Poetics

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6109
Modern and Contemporary Drama
6      Semester 2
ENGL6110
The 18th Century Novel: Theory and Example

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
ENGL6111
History Writing in English, 1500-1900

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
ENGL6112
Wooing Women in Middle English Romance
6      Semester 1
ENGL6113
American Romance

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6114
Language and Subject
6      Semester 2
ENGL6115
Reading Suburbia
6      Semester 2
ENGL6116
Life & Literature in the Age of Chaucer

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
ENGL6907
Essay (English)

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission required from the Department of English Postgraduate Coordinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6908
Creative Writing: Supervised Project
6    N ENGL6907 or ENGL6929 or ENGL6930 or ENGL6935
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6935
Research Essay
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL6937
Major Movements in Contemporary Prose
6      Semester 1
ENGL6945
Major Movements in Contemporary Poetry

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6960
The Cold War

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6970
Reading Magazines
6   

Cross-listed for Master of Publishing students.
Summer Early
ENGL6982
Shakespeare and Modernity
6      Semester 1
ENGL6984
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
6      Semester 1
ENGL6985
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 2
ENGL6991
Aust Lit and the Canonical Imaginary
6      Semester 1
ENGL6992
Henry James and the Art of Fiction

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Literacies for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 2
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
6      Semester 1