Students with a passion for writing will be offered the opportunity to nurture a capacity for creativity and effective communication. They will develop writing skills in a range of genres, including autobiography and biography, poetry, drama, fiction, journalism and scriptwriting, while also gaining an understanding of important legal, ethical and practical elements of editing and publishing.
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On Campus at Joondalup, Mount Lawley
Writer, Editor, Scriptwriter, Journalist, Publisher, Poet, Novelist, Playwright, Reviewer, Commentator
Graduates are able to seek employment in the expanding communications sector, as well as opportunities for freelance writing work.
Students are required to complete the following three units (45 credit points):
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|WRT1101||Language and Writing||15|
|WRT1103||Creativity and Writing||15|
|WRT1110||Introduction to Editing||15|
|Plus, students are required to complete nine units (135 credit points) from the following:|
|ENG3170||Diverse Voices in Literature||15|
|WRT3120||Biographical and Autobiographical Writing||15|
|JOU2111||Introduction to Journalism||15|
|WRT3215||Authorship and Publication||15|
|FAV2102||Scriptwriting: Short Films||15|
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.