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Postgraduate | SWI-PWR80001 | 2024

Creativity for Practice

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Reflect on the concept of the writer's identity while assessing your own relationship with the written word.Explore issues of subjectivity. Reflect on your practice through a critical journal. Thumb through case studies from the writing industry.

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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
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Creativity for Practice

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject, students will be able to:

    1. Evaluate and critique a range of complex techniques and theoretical approaches for turning creative reflection into creative output;
    2. Demonstrate a high level of creative and practical skill experimentation through the application of creative and critical approaches to documenting and managing creativity;
    3. Create and maintain a substantial research-based writer’s journal that unites independent reflexive thinking about their creative practice with theorisations about the nature and critical practice of writing.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • SWI-WRI-MAS-2024 - Master of Writing

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:

  • SWI-LPW700 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-LPW706 (Not currently available)


You should have completed the 8 subjects comprising the Graduate Diploma of Writing before enrolling in this subject.

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 degrees

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Master of Writing