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Undergraduate | CUR-PWP210 | 2024

Narrative Nonfiction

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Reflect the spirit of the times in your creative writing. Play with non-fiction, opinion and magazine forms. Use your writing to address cultural touchstones like music, television, cinema and sports. Build an awareness of changing genres and issues.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
  • 26 Aug 2024
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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. identify and describe the characteristics of selected narrative nonfiction genres, forms and styles
    2. experiment with a variety of writing techniques, genres and forms
    3. critically analyse the influence of these genres, forms and styles in contemporary everyday life
    4. evaluate the role and significance of narrative nonfiction genres and styles in creating and reflecting the spirit of the times.

Entry requirements


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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