ALW394 - Studio Writing Project


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250

Two level 2 ALW units


Must be enrolled in A316. A300 students may apply for approval from Course Director by demonstrating capacity for developing an appropriate writing project.

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class, 1 x 1-hour seminar, 1 x 2-hour practical studio per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Independent and collaborative learning activities including: 1 x 1-hour class, 1 x 1-hour seminar and 1 x 2-hour practical work per week equivalent


This unit is a core and capstone unit for the Bachelor of Creative Writing.

It is not available to students in A300 or related double degrees D311, D312, D313, D326, D370, and D391 unless given approval from Course Director


This unit will offer development of a longer creative project, shaping the process from concept through research to narrative artefact. It will include developing skills in the management of creative projects in a practice-based approach. The genre for the project may be negotiated, and could include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, script, experimental or interdisciplinary writing. The unit will incorporate ongoing small group workshops on the developing project, and seminar discussions on industry-related issues. 

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