Focus on Non-Fiction

    Course details

    • Code: CWRT.5006
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 5
    • 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

The aim of this course is to examine the principles and practice of freelance journalism, creative non-fiction and essay writing.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Generate and research ideas for articles and essays.
  2. Develop varying ‘angles’ on a single idea.
  3. Plan and write in a professional manner to an identified market.
  4. Develop and apply editing skills.

*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