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This online Writing Crime and Contemporary Romance unit from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University explores the idea that pleasure and pain are never too far apart in popular culture narratives.
Key learning outcomes include the ability to critically examine the relationship between popular culture and the production of its genres.
You will also understand the history and influence of literary traditions on popular fiction genres, and learn to demonstrate rigorous standards of scholarship.
The unit also instructs students in applying theoretical knowledge of popular fiction genres into action in a range of modes.
It’s recommended that you have completed the following units, or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:
In this Writing Crime and Contemporary Romance unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation 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.
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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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