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Manuscript Project

Postgraduate | MAQ-ENGX8036 | 2024

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14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Manuscript Project

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Plan, commence and sustain the writing of a manuscript in the genres of novella, novel, short story collection or poetry sequence.
    2. Exercise higher level editorial abilities through independent reflection, revision and rewriting of the manuscript.
    3. Locate and appraise appropriate resources to develop the manuscript.
    4. Utilise professional and mature communication skills and capacity to respond to feedback.
    5. Identify a relevant potential publisher and produce a book proposal specifically for this publisher.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MAQ-MCW-MAS-2024 - Master of Creative Writing

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-ENGX8027 (Not currently available)


Permission by special approval and Admission to Master of Creative Writing and ENGX8090 and ENGX8026

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Creative Writing

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