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EL5567: CREATIVE WRITING II: PROSE FICTION (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Taught by experienced, award-winning writers, this course will engage students in a variety of activities designed to develop their creativity and originality, as well as in specific tasks to test and extend their technical skill in the writing of prose fiction. Students will be encouraged to develop an awareness of the centrality of narrative voice, to experiment with a variety of different narrative styles and to develop and revise their work in the context of workshop discussion and individually targeted feedback from course tutors.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Wayne Price

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Master of Letters in English Literary Studies (Studied) or M Litt in Creative Writing (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • EL5540 Creative Writing II (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will engage students in a variety of activities designed to develop their creativity and originality, as well as in specific tasks to test and extend their technical skill in the writing of prose fiction. Students will be encouraged to develop an awareness of the centrality of narrative voice, to experiment with a variety of different narrative styles and to develop and revise their work in the context of workshop discussion and individually targeted feedback from course tutors. The course will also offer workshops on preparing for professional publication and preparing for the folio dissertation.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Folio of original prose fiction, up to 4,000 words (80%); 1 x reflective essay discussing the origins and development of the creative work (20%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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