Module Identifier WR30720  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Professor Jeremy P Poster  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite EN20120 , WR30120 , WR30220  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment In each case, the project must contain a critical commentary on the student's own poetics and/or writing practice (approx 1500-200 words) with any relevant bibliographical details The Writing Project, overall word limit: 2500-3000 words. This may consist of: - a substantial collection of poems - short fiction, eg, a substantial piece of prose fiction or two shorter pieces of prose fiction, or one piece of prose fiction and short stories, experimental pieces, tales or a collection of short stories, experimental pieces, tales, to total 4,000 words - a collection of poetry and short fiction - a completed screenplay 100%

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module students will typically be able to:

- demonstrate an ability to negotiate the techniques and styles of their chosen genre(s)
- present their work to a professional standard
- demonstrate an ability to contextualise and evaluate their writing

Brief description

The Writing Project is central to the English and Creative Writing degree and provides students with the opportunity for a sustained, long-term personal engagement with a major writing task. Students will have regualr workshops and tutorials on the project, six sessions in all, throughout the semester. All students will be expected to submit draft material for revision. The Writing Project must not reproduce work that has been or will be submitted for any other module on this degree scheme.


This module aims to provide students with the opportunity for a sustained, long-term personal engagement with a mahor writing task, and to enable them to demonstrate both their writing skills and their ability to reflect critically on their own writing practice.


There will 6 workshops and tutorials


This module is at CQFW Level 6