Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CACW390
Subject Name Creative Writing Major Project
Credit Points 12
Pre-Requisites CACW301
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Only available to students studying the BCA (Creative Writing) major
Equivalence WRIT313; WRIT314; WRIT322; WRIT323
Assessment Assignment - Project outline 30%, Project - major project with reflective paper 55%, workshopping and Participation 15%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.250
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions 1828 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of International Studies  (Wollongong)
709 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Commerce  (Wollongong)
720 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Arts  (Wollongong)
772 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws  (Wollongong)
796 - Bachelor of Creative Arts-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies  (Wollongong)
840 - Bachelor of Creative Arts  (Wollongong)
840A - Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
841 - Bachelor of Creative Arts  (Wollongong)
842 - Bachelor of Creative Arts  (Wollongong)
844 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Computer Science  (Wollongong)
845 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Science  (Wollongong)
845H - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Science (Health & Behavioural)  (Wollongong)
856 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Journalism  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours 2 x 1hr lecture; 2 x 2hr studio each week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Shady Cosgrove
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Shady Cosgrove
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject allows you to complete a sustained creative project in any area of Creative Writing: poetic, dramatic, narrative, or using a combination of these forms. Through seminars, writing studios and independent writing, you will devise and construct your own project, as well as contributing to the development of your peers’ work. This subject is the culmination of the Creative Writing program, and requires you to draw upon the skills you have gained throughout the BCA. By the end of this subject it is expected that you will have refined your voice as a writer and identified your position in the discipline of Creative Writing.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of Creative Writing practice in their chosen form: poetic, dramatic and narrative, or using a combination of these forms
2. Work independently to research, construct and perfect a large creative project
3. Respond creatively to the challenges of Creative Writing practice according to the demands of a large creative project
4. Effectively communicate with their peers to assist the development of others’ work
5. Reflect on their position as a writer in local, national and international contexts

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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