ALW394 - Writing Project


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course A316. 

A300* students may apply for approval from Course Director by demonstrating capacity for developing an appropriate writing project.


Two ALW units with at least one at level 2



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

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

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

In-person attendance requirements

11-hours of Practice Intensive in face-to-face mode, or self-managed mode


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 creative writing project of a commercially viable length, shaping the process from concept through planning, research, and workshop development to final artefact. Students will develop skills in the management of individual creative projects in a practice-based approach. The genre for the project may be negotiated, and could include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, script or branching narrative, experimental or interdisciplinary writing. 

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