You'll come to view yourself as a participant in the public life of literature and to understand the political and ethical dimensions of the aesthetic choices you’ll make as a writer.
Students have the option of continuing their study into an Honours year where they work closely with a supervisor to produce a thesis comprising of two complementary parts: a creative work and a scholarly essay.
Ann is an accredited executive coach with more than 20 years of experience enhancing the performance of individuals, teams and organisations.
In that capacity she designs and develops coaching programs for whole-of-organisations as well as 1:1 coaching consultations.
UNSWriting cultivates ideas and good writing, giving you the chance to experience special events, workshops and public talks with professionals in the field.
The UNSWeetened Literary Journal is an annual publication run by students at Arc.This creative writing course will be delivered as an interactive workshop where the instructor will provide principles to drive workshop activities.This skills approach adopted in this creative writing course allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the instructor for engaged learning.Through your study, you’ll achieve a thorough understanding of the critical and social contexts in which your work circulates.As part of the School of the Arts & Media, you’ll analyse links between writing and other forms of art and media through elective courses in Film Studies; Theatre and Performance and Media and Communications.The honours degree provides a basis for further study at the postgraduate research level.The Ph D in Creating Writing supports students to produce a full-length creative work in any genre (novel, collection of poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, biography, ficto-criticism, etc.) and an accompanying scholarly dissertation of at least 30,000 words.We support a strong research culture, and our School is benchmarked with the highest global rating of 5 by Excellence Research in Australia (ERA).Our staff have also received the Vice-Chancellor's and Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision.This creative writing course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.Professor Ann Brewer is the Dean, University of Newcastle, Sydney.