CRWT10020 The Craft of Creative Writing 2

Academic Year 2023/2024

Creative Writing II is an introductory course in creative writing,
following on from the foundational module CWI. Students will be introduced to the skills,
and techniques of writing fiction, poetry, and dramatic writing. Lectures will introduce
students to contemporary texts, and approaches to reading as a writer. Longer workshops will feature
writing assignments aimed to develop each student’s creative writing. Peer review, discussion
and revision will ensure the practice-based character of the module.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this module students will be able to:
1. Generate original compositions in prose, poetry and dramatic writing.
2. Provide constructive criticism to the creative writing of their peers.
3. Revise their own creative writing.
4. Reflect critically on their own practice as a creative writer.
5. Demonstrate a knowledge of the codes and conventions of a variety of genres in
prose, poetry and dramatic writing.
6. Work effectively and participate in interactive lectures and workshops.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

12

Tutorial

12

Specified Learning Activities

56

Autonomous Student Learning

40

Total

120

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Workshop, & peer-review. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Continuous Assessment: Takes account of participation in lectures and workshop, including involvement in discussion, level of preparation for class, and weekly assignments.
Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

30

No
Portfolio: A Portfolio of Creative Work to be agreed upon with Workshop leader. Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No

70

Yes

Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback individually to students, post-assessment Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment

Name Role
Dr Paula McGrath Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mary Irving Tutor
Kelly Michels Tutor
Heidi Staples Tutor
Samuel Stone Tutor
Stephen Walsh Tutor