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Writing History: People, Places and Times

Postgraduate | SWI-PWR70004 | 2024

Take your readers back in time as you learn about the process of researching, producing and publishing historical writing.Discuss creating fictionalised characters based on real people. Consider local, family and social approaches to history.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024

Price from

$3,630

Upfront cost

$0

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Writing History: People, Places and Times

About this subject

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

    1. Identify and critically evaluate the debates, methodologies, and techniques used to write, creatively interpret, and document historical events in a variety of forms and genres
    2. Demonstrate the different writing skills and techniques required to create critically informed pieces of writing that engage with the debates, issues and varying elements of history
    3. Conceptualise, plan, research, and produce a piece of writing that engages with, creatively illustrates, or interprets an aspect of history.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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

Core

  • 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-LPW602 (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.

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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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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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