Master of Arts

Writing

For candidates admitted under Rule (b)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline.
24 cps
Advanced Standing 24  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ENCO503 Research and Writing Across Disciplines 6  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 12-24 credit points from the following units:
12-24 cps
COMM321 The Art of Capitalism: Advertising and Culture 6  
COMM323 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM381 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM387 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
ENCO304 Writing Short Fiction 6  
ENCO306 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
ENCO309 Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth 6  
ENCO310 Reading and Writing Children's Literature 6  
ENCO326 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
ENCO329 Publishing and Editing 6  
ENGL304 Critical and Creative Writing: Fantasy Literature 6  
THEA321 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
And complete at least 30 credit points from the following units: 30 cps
ARTS501 Arts Research and Professional Practice 6  
ARTS502 Dissertation Unit 12  
COMM521 The Art of Capitalism: Advertising and Culture 6  
COMM523 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM532 News and Current Affairs 6  
COMM581 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM587 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
ENCO504 Writing Short Fiction 6  
ENCO506 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
ENCO509 Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth 6  
ENCO510 Reading and Writing Children's Literature 6  
ENCO526 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
ENCO529 Publishing and Editing 6  
ENGL504 Critical and Creative Writing: Fantasy Literature 6  
THEA521 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
Elective Units
Complete 12 to 24 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 12 credit points at 500-level:
12-24 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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