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This online Writing Magazine Features unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University will develop your practical writing skills with special attention to publication style and the ability to write for different markets.
At the completion of this unit you will be able to employ a variety of writing techniques and styles to write features for a range of publications and readerships.
Core learning outcomes also include the ability to research original ideas, and develop them for different readerships and markets.
You will also be able to present effective arguments to editors and publishers that will help get your work published. This unit will also equip you with interviewing skills and teach you how to deploy your interview material throughout features.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
This unit is not currently a requirement for any course. Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Writing Magazine Features unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit provides knowledge for careers in print or online journalism, freelance feature writing, or as in-house features editor or writer. You will be able to apply magazine feature writing techniques, structures and styles to a range of different jobs. This unit will give you the communication and writing skills to be able to eloquently express your ideas.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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