EDF40080 Writing Project Preparation

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module is a preparatory module for your writing project.

Credits are to be awarded on a Pass/Fail basis, based on the completion of the following:
• Creative Project Proposal: A written document outlining the planned creative project, followed by the presentation of this proposal.
• Submission of the first sample of the work
• Engagement with the supervisory/developmental process
• At the end of the semester, students will make another submission of a sample of creative work (10 pages estimate), and also a sample of the critical reflection (5 pages), and, finally, a short report outlining the progression of the project (500 words)

Please note:

Students are not allowed to submit work that has been previously assessed as a significant component of a module. Work that has been drafted as a writing exercise in any class can be.)

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this module you will have:
1. A greater understanding of the development of a project from concept to creative work.
2. A practical understanding of how to plan and outline a longer piece of creative writing.
3. A greater appreciation of writing in the literary genre of your choice.
4. An increased ability to reflect critically on your writing process and your own creative work.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Seminar (or Webinar)


Project Supervision


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Approaches include one-to-one supervision embracing conception, development and delivery of creative project; practical criticism; strategies for redrafting and enhancing work-in-progress. 
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
Project: Combination of in-class presentation and final portfolio. Unspecified n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes



Carry forward of passed components
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
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Meetings with supervisor to assess development of work in progress, discuss changes and strategies to improve and enhance work; student will receive notes and suggestions.