Research for Writers

PWR60003 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • 13 week study period

Contact hours

  • Online and private study - 12.5 hours per week

2020 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 3

31 Aug 20 - 29 Nov 20

22 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
13 Sep 20

21 Sep 20


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 WritingMaster of Arts (Writing)