2017 Winter School Subject List

Creative Writing:Theory and Practice (ENGL2666) - Applications Closed

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: English
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

There are no Instructor details available for this course.

(1) Dr Beth Yahp - beth.yahp@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 16 Jan 2017 
End Date: 10 Feb 2017 
Capacity: 25 
Status: Applications Closed 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 04 Jan 2017 
Census date: 30 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 30 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No


  1. Prerequisite: - 

    2 x Junior 1000-level English units (12 credit points)

  2. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    English language proficiency; English essay writing proficiency; evidence of creative writing ability (if do not have prerequisites)


This unit fosters students’ practice and knowledge of creative writing through interactive workshops, seminars and lectures led by established writers and academics. The emphasis is on writing as a creative mode of intellectual, historical and aesthetic engagement with the contemporary.


1 x 500 word workshop piece; 1 x 100 word portfolio of creative work; 1 x 1500 work portfolio of creative work; 1 x 1500 word research essay.


Start Date: 16 Jan 2017     End Date: 10 Feb 2017


  • Mon, Wed & Fri: 10:00 - 11:00 hrs


  • Mon, Wed & Fri: 11:00 - 13:00 hrs


  • Woolley Lecture Room N497


eReadings and links will be supplied.