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This online Writing Gothic and Speculative Fiction unit from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University examines these genres, where safe suburban homes, families, planets, cities and the human body are all vulnerable to authoritarian powers, strange beings, dark spaces, unknown territories, and the return of the repressed.
Students will examine the foundation ideas relevant to these narrative forms, and engage with fiction, from a writer’s perspective, by reading and observing examples of these genres. You will also learn to analyse and discuss ideas relevant to creative writing in your own work and that of others.
To be eligible for this course, you must have completed the following units:
In this Writing Gothic and Speculative Fiction 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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