Introduction to Creative Writing

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Creative Writing

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course develops creative, critical and analytical skills in reading and writing a variety of creative textual forms. You acquire an understanding and some practice in crafting various forms of poetry and short fiction.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Analyse and critically engage with short stories and poetry, and construct a short creative work based on a developing understanding of creative writing theory and practice.
    2. Explain contemporary and historical critical and creative writing theories and their relation to writing.
    3. Identify conceptual and practical links between historical and contemporary creative writing strategies and a range of literary works, including your own work.
    4. Critically review contemporary and innovative literary forms, and critically analyse a creative work with regard to both its content and form.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.