Master of Arts

Writing

For candidates admitted under Rule (a)
Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
WRIT101 The Craft of Academic Writing 6  
WRIT102 Storytelling and Genre Writing 6  
WRIT503 Research in Writing 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ARTS 501 Arts Research and Professional Practice 6  
ARTS502 Dissertation Unit 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 24 credit points from the following units:
24 cps
COMM323 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM381 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM387 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
THEA321 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
WRIT304 Writing Short Fiction 6  
WRIT306 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
WRIT309 Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth 6  
WRIT313 Editing Skills and Standards 6  
WRIT326 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
WRIT327 Magazines: Culture, Industry and Practices 6  
WRIT329 Publishing Practice 6  
And complete 30 credit points from the following units: 30 cps
COMM523 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM532 News and Journalism 6  
COMM581 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM587 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
THEA521 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
WRIT504 Writing Short Fiction 6  
WRIT506 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
WRIT509 Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth 6  
WRIT513 Editing Skills and Standards 6  
WRIT526 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
WRIT527 Magazines; Cultures, Industry and Practices 6  
WRIT529 Publishing Practices 6  
Elective Units
Complete 6 to 18 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 6 credit points at 500-level:
6-18 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

Course Plans for each Commencing Trimester

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