Special Topics: Genres in Writing

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Special Topics: Genres in Writing

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Please note non-native English speakers must have IELTS 7.0 or equivalent for this module.

    This module will explore the creative possibilities, structures, and conventions relevant to a specific genre (e.g. crime; romance; children’s fiction, graphic novels). Content will vary each year according to the genre selected by the department, and will be based on the specialisms of permanent staff and visiting practitioners. A detailed syllabus and reading list will be made available at the time of module choices. Assessment: Short Essay (30%) ; Coursework (70%).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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