Introduction to Fiction Writing

    Course details

    • Code: CWRT.4007
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Communications and Writing
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)On Demand

Course Aim

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to examine the elementary principles and practice of writing fiction as applicable to a number of genres.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Distinguish between the different forms and principles of fiction;
  2. Select the appropriate writing process to take a story from first draft to final stage;
  3. Apply the various principles of fiction writing, at an introductory level, to their own work.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017