Unit Set Information

Literature and Writing Major

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code MABUTF

The major will prepare students to enter the world of work as a critical reader and thinker, and as a skilled writer in a variety of styles and forms. These are marketable skills for leadership in many organisations. Students with a passion for writing will be able to explore the work of other authors while nurturing their capacity for creativity.


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This Major can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at South West (Bunbury)

Learning Outcomes

Related Careers

Writer, Communications Officer, Cultural Development Officer, Researcher

Major Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CCC3102Writing the Real15
CCC3103Literature and Social Change15
CCC3106Contemporary Australian Literature15
CCC3108Ecology and Literature15
CCC3109Speculative Fiction15
CCC3210Creative Writing15
CCC3211Narrative and Film15
CCC3217Writing for Publication15
Students are also required to complete the following Foundation units for this Major, as part of their course requirements:
CCC1101Texts and Meanings15
WRT1103Creativity and Writing15
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
It is recommended that students studying this Major select Electives from the following, as part of their course requirements:
CCC3113Community Arts15
CCC3310News Writing15
CCC3311Feature Writing15
RPS3106Professional Placement15
RPS3107Independent Study15

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

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.