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Textual Practices – Capstone Unit synthesises prior learning in the field of English; provides instruction in the reading and writing of essays in various textual forms; and explores the linkages between essay writing and other literary genres.
You will learn to take a critical and analytical approach to the essay genre, identify the textual and discursive strategies at play utilised by different essay forms, and communicate your insights in clear prose.
Delivered online by Open Universities Australia and Macquarie University, this unit will develop your capacity to reflect, research and communicate, both in a scholarly setting and through your writing for a broader audience.
This is a capstone unit that ties all previous English units together and must be the last unit taken for this field of study.
In this Textual Practices – Capstone unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following 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.
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This Textual Practices Capstone unit provides you with important critical and practical tools for pursuing higher level scholarship in the field of English, or a career as a professional writer. There are a wide range of opportunities for those pursuing work as a writer or editor, including print and online media, performing arts, television and film, or cultural criticism.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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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