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Postgraduate | MAQ-ENGX8011 | 2024

Word Essentials: Prose and Poetry

Course information for 2024 intake

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Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
18 weeks

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Word Essentials: Prose and Poetry

About this subject

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

    1. Develop creative writing and reading skills in relation to concepts, craft and technique.
    2. Plan, write, edit and rewrite creative works in the genres of poetry, short story, novel chapter, or creative nonfiction.
    3. Understand and use technical creative writing terms, vocabulary and narrative studies concepts in the analysis of texts.
    4. Analyse and appraise the work of others in writing communities. 

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


Admission to Master of Creative Writing

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