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Specialist Major in Creative Writing (SM0001.1)

Faculty:

Faculty of Arts and Design

Discipline:

School of Arts and Communications

Credit Points:

24

Information for Current Students

  • Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2019 End Date: Current Version

Introduction:

The writing program at The University of Canberra is the oldest tertiary writing program in Australia, with a long and established record of excellence. The Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) is staffed by award winning, industry-active novelists, poets, screenwriters, editors and publishers who will help you emerge from your degree with a portfolio of dynamic, creative and professional work. You'll have the opportunity to experiment in different modes of creative writing including prose fiction, poetry, writing for young people, screenwriting, and narrative nonfiction. You will learn to build narratives, craft language and hone your critical skills. In addition to lectures, seminars and tutorials you will learn through project work, mentorships, professional experience, and have opportunities for international study. The specialist major in creative writing will provide you with a broad and flexible set of skills and knowledge that you can carry with you to all manner of workplaces.

Assumed Knowledge:

None.

Additional Information:

Specialist majors are only available to students in the course for which the major is required.

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