Course Title: Produce Writings - Novel

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5181

Course Title: Produce Writings - Novel

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 110.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

This course covers the knowledge and skills required to complete a writing task and introduces students to the craft of novel writing.  

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBP552 Produce Writings - Novel


Analyse the purpose of the writing task

Create the writing task

Investigate the scope of the writing task

Plan the writing task

Realise the writing task

Learning Outcomes

Not applicable

Overview of Assessment

Assessment includes:

  • a 10,000-word manuscript (5,000 words to be submitted in each semester)
  • a class presentation on one aspect of the craft of novel-writing