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Research for Writers

Postgraduate | SWI-PWR60003 | 2024

Understand how creative writers go about researching their work. Examine the importance of formulating research questions. Take in a case study. Outline the writer's publishing process, from drafting to pitching. Investigate publishing opportunities.

Study method
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Assessments
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
26 Aug 2024

Price from

$3,630

Upfront cost

$0

FEE-HELP available

Research for Writers

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. Identify and critically evaluate a range of creative research methodologies appropriate for the field of creative writing
    2. Demonstrate practical skills in collecting, collating, and synthesising research data and the application of a research methodology appropriate to their chosen writing project
    3. Conceptualise, methodologise, collate data, contextualise, and produce a writing project that includes a written piece for publication, a detailed plan, and a reflective researchers’ journey.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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

Core

  • SWI-WRI-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate of Writing
  • SWI-WRI-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Writing
  • SWI-WRI-MAS-2024 - Master of Writing

Elective

  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2024 - Postgraduate Single Subjects

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-LPW505 (Not currently available)

  • SWI-LPW502 (Not currently available)

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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PostgraduateSWI-WRI-GCE

Graduate Certificate of Writing

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PostgraduateSWI-WRI-GDI

Graduate Diploma of Writing

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PostgraduateSWI-WRI-MAS

Master of Writing

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PostgraduateOUA-PSU-GCE

Postgraduate Single Subjects

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