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ENGL6914: Research Methods for Creative Writing

2024 unit information

This unit is designed to introduce the principles of practice-led research and research-led practice. We will consider what it means to pursue creative writing in an academic environment. It will equip students with the skills necessary to create individual projects and conduct creative research. Seminars will focus on building research skills, formulating individual projects and considering the means and ends of creative research.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

English and Writing

Code ENGL6914
Academic unit English and Writing
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. write and present an analytic and descriptive account of their own creative research
  • LO2. employ appropriate research methods
  • LO3. design and research an independent creative project of appropriate scope
  • LO4. understand the principles of creative research and design
  • LO5. learn to comment constructively on each other's work in seminars.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal evening Remote

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