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Novel and Novella Writing

Undergraduate | MAQ-ENGX3035 | 2024

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Novel and Novella Writing

About this subject

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

    1. Produce the opening of a long-form narrative, either a novel or novella, and an outline of the work.
    2. Practice a range of methods of improvisation and drafting that support the creative development of the novel or novella.
    3. Employ close reading skills and technical creative writing terms, vocabulary and narrative studies concepts to discuss and analyse craft and technique.
    4. Collaborate in the analysis and discussion of the work of others in writing workshops.
    5. Research and select potential publication or funding opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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


Pre-requisite: 20 cp at 2000 level including ENGX2033 or ENGX233

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.

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What to study next?

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

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Bachelor of Arts

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