Research for Writers

PWR60003 12.5 Credit Points Online

Duration

  • 13 week study period

Contact hours

  • Online and private study - 12.5 hours per week

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HOL Study Period 2 HOL Study Period 3

Dates:
31 May 21 - 29 Aug 21

Results:
28 Sep 21

Last self enrolment:
13 Jun 21

Census:
21 Jun 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Jul 21

Dates:
30 Aug 21 - 28 Nov 21

Results:
21 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
12 Sep 21

Census:
20 Sep 21

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Oct 21


Prerequisites

Admission to  the Graduate Certificate of Writing, Graduate Diploma of Writing or Masters of Writing

Aims and objectives

In this subject, students will learn about the relationship between the concept of research as it is used in writing, the methodical collection of appropriate investigative materials and the publication of a researched piece of writing.
 
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
 
1. Identify and critically evaluate a range of creative research methodologies appropriate for the field of creative writing
2. Demonstrate practical skills in collecting, collating, and synthesising research data and the application of a research methodology appropriate to their chosen writing project
3. Conceptualise, methodologise, collate data, contextualise, and produce a writing project that includes a written piece for publication, a detailed plan, and a reflective researchers’ journey.

 

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Graduate Certificate of Writing, Graduate Diploma of Writing and Masters of Writing