Research for Writers

PWR60003 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 contact hours - Online

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

2023 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 3

28 Aug 23 - 26 Nov 23

22 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
10 Sep 23

18 Sep 23

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Oct 23

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.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO) 
On successful 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 synthesizing research data and the application of a research methodology appropriate to their chosen writing project
3. Conceptualize, methodologies, collate data, contextualize, and produce a writing project that includes a written piece for publication, a detailed plan, and a reflective researchers’ journey.