Bachelor of Arts

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Professional and Creative Writing - unit set code MJ-A000062

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Gain expertise, practical experience and develop creative skills. In all units, the emphasis is on publication or the achievement of professional standards. Initially, you undertake various forms of constructive, descriptive and narrative writing, progressing to editing, non-fiction and fiction writing, script writing and poetry writing.

You may find employment in freelance editing and writing, finance, health and manufacturing industries, government departments, media and entertainment industries, publishing companies, tourism, hospitality and service industries.

Level 1

ALW101Writer's Toolkit: Craft and Creativity

ALW102Writing Spaces: Paradigms and Provocations

Level 2 and 3

Select 6 credit points, including at least 2 credit points at level 2 and 2 credit points at level 3 from the following:

ALW205The Role of the Editor

ALW223The Lyric Essay: Playing with Ideas

ALW225Designing Fictions

ALW227Scriptwriting: Character, Event, Consequence

ALW395Experimental Writing Lab

ALW396Producing Digital Anthologies: From Concept to Publication (2 credit points)

The following writing-related elective may be taken in addition to the prescribed major sequence:

AIX117Professional Writing for Work

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