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Undergraduate | CUR-PWP221 | 2023

Writing Feature Articles

Look into the future of magazine writing and publishing. Consider the medium in its cultural and social contexts. Develop ideas into feature articles. Soak up interviewing techniques and put them to the test. Analyse publications and their audience.

Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023
  • 28 Aug 2023

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

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

    1. identify and apply feature-writing techniques, structures and styles appropriate to a variety of publications and readerships
    2. identify and research original ideas for features and develop them for different readerships and markets
    3. present effective arguments to editors and publishers in favour of publication
    4. conduct interviews and deploy interview material in feature articles
    5. analyse a range of publications and identify the ways they both reflect and influence public discourse.

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

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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