The rapid pace of change in the ways in which information is accessed, utilised and converted into knowledge means that there is a growing need for graduates with both traditional and electronic professional and creative writing skills. The goal of Lilydale's writing programs is to draw together print and performance-based texts, while exploring the local and global opportunities of electronic media.
The writing suite of programs builds on the expertise of the Lilydale campus in areas including: creative writing, electronic writing; information management; eCommunications and writing for learning technologies. These programs will give students access to the best materials in print and online as well as to experts in their field. Students will be supported by online mentors and tutors.
The Master of Arts (Writing)
incorporates the Graduate Certificate of Arts (Writing) , and the Graduate Diploma of Arts (Writing) . The master continues on from the graduate certificate and graduate diploma levels and consists of a further four units of study (700 level) including the core units: Publication Folio Part A and Publication Folio Part B.
Each unit of study is worth 12.5 credit points. To complete the Master of Arts (Writing)
, a total of 12 units of study, worth 150 credit points, must be completed.
The program is delivered entirely online and is supported with eTutors, tutorials, print materials, websites and CD-ROMs.
Units of Study:
LPW500 Critical Friends: The real and virtual support of writers (Core)
LPW502 Research to Publication
LPW504 Real Life Writing
LPW600 Reading and Writing (Core)
LPW602 Writing History: People, Places and Times
LPW603 Script Adaptation: Stage, Screen and Multimedia
LPW604 Online Writing
LPW700 The Writerly Self
LPW701A Publication Folio Part A (Core)
LPW701B Publication Folio Part B (Core)
LPW703 Electronic Writing
LPW704 Script Writing