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ALW394 - Writing Project B

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 2

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Freeman

Completion of two level two writing-coded units in A316 course.


This unit is only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses and D311, D312, D313, D326, D370, D391

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 hours per week


Students will be notified of the offerings for ALW394 at the time of re-enrolment. Students must select one third-year seminar from those offered, and for which they have already successfully completed the second-year prerequisite. Students must notify the Unit Chair of their seminar selection prior to the commencement of the unit.


A unit of guided writing projects offers students the possibility to explore at an advanced level a particular area of professional and creative writing and/or editing. Students will be offered a range of workshop/seminar options to choose from. In each of ALW393 and ALW394, students will choose one offering from a range of up to three in each unit. The project will have a written 5000 word outcome, or equivalent depending on genre/project, as indicated by Unit Chair.


Creative Nonfiction - Research proposal with annotated bibliography 20%

Creative nonfiction writing project 50%

Engagement with feedback processes 30%




Scriptwriting Original script 50%

Script editing 30%

Class participation 20%




Poetry Poetic Manifesto 20%

Poetry Folio A workshop poems 40%

Poetry Folio B final redrafting 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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