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Professional Contexts of Literary and Feature Writing

Postgraduate | MAQ-ENGX8075 | 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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Professional Contexts of Literary and Feature Writing

About this subject

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

    1. Identify and analyse magazines that publish different genres of creative writing: literary fiction, genre fiction, and creative non-fiction periodicals that publish writing on lifestyle and entertainment.
    2. Analyse and critique key issues raised in the production of different genres of writing.
    3. Apply technical skills and specialist knowledge within a sustained major work appropriate to specific readerships or community contexts.
    4. Demonstrate ethical conduct in relation to the production and publication processes of professional writing.
    5. Work collaboratively in groups to identify and analyse the features of different writing markets.

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


NCCW (pre-2020 units) ENGL875, ENGL8075
Pre-requisite Admission to MCrWrit

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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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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