ALW101 - Writer's Toolkit: Craft and Creativity


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
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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

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including,
1 x 2-hour seminar per week or equivalent


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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