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EL5906: CREATIVE WRITING PORTFOLIO (DISSERTATION) (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course will provide students with the opportunity to write an extended folio of creative work in either poetry or prose. It will provide students with the opportunity to explore and extend their creative ambitions in writing and, through the reflective commentary element, enable them to contextualise their own creative achievements in relation to works by established writers. Throughout the evolution of the folio, the student will develop a thorough practical awareness of some of the key stylistic, formal and expressive possibilities available to the skilled creative writer.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Wayne Price

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

  • M Litt in Creative Writing (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will provide students with the opportunity to write an extended folio of creative work in either poetry or prose. It will provide students with the opportunity to explore and extend their creative ambitions in writing and, through the reflective commentary element, enable them to contextualise their own creative achievements in relation to works by established writers. Throughout the evolution of the folio, the student will develop a thorough practical awareness of some of the key stylistic, formal and expressive possibilities available to the skilled creative writer. Students will be directed by their supervisor and will prepare a single work or a portfolio of works of 10,000 words in length (prose), or 20 pages of poetry (this must be accompanied by a short reflective essay of 3,000 words.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

13,000 word creative and reflective folio.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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