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OUMU-CRWRI

Creative Writing

Oua major (undergraduate)

Develop your writing skills in fiction, poetry, writing for performance, and experimental and emerging genres.

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  • Qualification
    Creative Writing Major (BA) (Open Unis)
  • Credit
    200
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This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

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Why study Creative Writing at Curtin?

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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Outline

Outline

To check you meet the course entry requirement, visit Open Universities Australia.

What you'll learn

  • identify, explain and apply the key disciplinary concepts in Creative Writing
  • integrate theory and creative practice; conceive, develop and evaluate innovative new writing
  • access and evaluate the sources, authority and relevance of information and synthesise key facts, themes and ideas in writing
  • communicate ideas to a range of audiences and in a variety of media and genres
  • use technologies to access resources, communicate effectively and develop writing and research skills
  • use disciplinary skills and knowledge to learn how to learn, and apply these insights to new writing and to the different intellectual and professional roles required of a writer in the broader community
  • acknowledge the interrelationship between local, national and global perspectives and the impact of this on writing and the creative industries
  • value a range of cultural knowledge and take care to represent these, where appropriate, in an ethical and professional manner
  • work independently and/or collaboratively to produce innovative and informed creative writing that contributes meaningfully to contemporary culture
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

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