The Diploma of Letters (Creative Writing) requires the equivalent of one year of full-time study. It is only offered as an exit award for students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Letters (Creative Writing).
The stream undertaken by the student will be identified on the student’s transcript of academic record and on the parchment presented to the student on completion of the course.
The course aims to:
On the completion of the Diploma of Letters (Creative Writing), students are expected to be able to demonstrate:
To qualify for the Diploma of Letters (Creative Writing), a student must complete 36 units according to the following program of study, with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic.
27 units comprising:
ENGL1101 Approaches to Literature (4.5 units)
ENGL1102 Literary Interpretations (4.5 units)
ENGL2143 Approaches to Creative Writing (4.5 units)
ENGL2145 Approaches to Popular Fiction (4.5 units)
ENGL3210 Prose Fiction Writing (4.5 units)
ENGL3211 Exploring Genres in Creative Writing (4.5 units)
Select 9 units from:
ENGL2133 Vikings and Anglo Saxon Literature (4.5 units)
ENGL2134 Publishing and Editing (4.5 units)
ENGL2141 Life Writing (4.5 units)
ENGL2146 The Gothic Tradition (4.5 units)
ENGL2147 Medieval Myths: the Origins of Modern Fantasy (4.5 units)
ENGL3110 Canon to Contemporary (4.5 units)
ENGL3111 Epic Literature: Medieval to Early Modern (4.5 units)
PHIL2609 Philosophy and Literature (4.5 units)
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