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Learn the characteristics and conventions of creative non-fiction writing, and how to apply them to your own work, with the online Writing Creative Non-Fiction course unit from Curtin University.
Across all fields and genres of writing, holding your audience’s attention is paramount to successfully delivering your message. This unit gives you the tools and creative writing techniques needed to engage others and tell your story.
Encompassing everything from journalistic, narrative, essayist and story-telling techniques, the unit trains you to analyse and critique a range of creative non-fiction texts, helping to advance your own creative writing processes.
In 13 weeks, you will learn how to bring life to your non-fiction work by developing your scenes, characters, dialogue and story telling. You will also cover the ethics, privacy and cross-cultural issues associated with writing about real people and events.
The unit also contains adult themes, which may not be suitable for some students. If you are under 16, you will need to complete a parental consent form, prior to enrolling in this unit.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this non-fiction writing unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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.
Want more information about this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
Study this Writing Creative Non-Fiction course unit and come away with an advanced understanding of creating compelling non-fiction works.
Your knowledge of the characteristics and conventions of creative non-fiction will serve you well as you begin to write your own pieces of non-fiction, and allow you to apply your knowledge to analyse and critique other non-fiction texts.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
This Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing) online course by Curtin University will give you the training to excel in the craft of writing and pursue a career in publishing.