ALW101 - Writer's Toolkit: Craft and Creativity


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)


From 2023

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Education course or D311, D312, D313, D326, D330, D346, D347, D370, D385 or D391





Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1: 1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Trimester 1 and 3: Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 2-hour online seminar per week

In-person attendance requirements

Trimester 3: Campus - Intensive mode - up to 4-hours of seminars in weeks 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 11


This is a unit that combines the practice of attentive reading with creative writing. Students are exposed to a wide range of literary texts, as well as to a suite of crucial skills and craft elements that found creative writing of a professional standard. Students also write about their work and the processes involved in its composition, introducing critical thinking and modes of expression that will support them during and beyond their degree.

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