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Unit Code
Unit Title
HEA303 Writing Poetry and Short Fiction
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA304 Late Victorian Fiction
HEA305 Twenty-first-century Australian Writing
HEA306 Popular Fiction: From Page to Screen
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA307 Sci-Text: Science, Media and Culture
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA309 Anglo-Indian Fictions
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA310 Cinema, Costumes and Sexuality
HEA313 Medieval and Gothic Fictions
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA314 Literature of Tasmania
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA317 Writing Poetry and Short Fiction : Advanced
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA318 Contemporary Fiction
HEA319 Representing Australia
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA320 Screen Shakespeare
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA322 Shakespeare's Political Plays
HEA323 Shakespeare's Comedies
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA325 Elizabethan and Jacobean Tragedy
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA326 Modern Drama
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA330 Literary Theory
HEA332 Postcolonial Fictions
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA333 Ideas of Authorship
HEA334 Writing the Grand Tour
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA335 Colonial Imprints
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA337 Writing Script
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA338 Reading The Canterbury Tales
HEA340 Writing Tasmania
HEA355 Confessionalism
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA357 British Literature 1800-1850
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA358 American Women Writing
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA376 Research Project
HEA377 The Legend of King Arthur
HEA380 Romantic Poetry
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA382 The Novel in the Nineteenth Century
HEA383 Modernism in British Literature 1910-1930
HEA384 Modernism in British Literature: Poetry
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA388 Postmodern American Poetry
(Not Offered 2008)
HEA390 Writing Narrative
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF303 French for Tourism and Business
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF313 Cross-Cultural Communication: English-French
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF315 French Language 3A
HEF316 French Language 3B
HEF317 Advanced French A
HEF318 Advanced French B
HEF320 French Literature: An Overview
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF321 Twentieth Century French Theatre
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF322 French-Canadian Women Writers
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF323 The French Novel (1900-1950)
HEF324 The French Novel (1750-1900)
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF325 Le Maghreb
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF327 Litterature et Anarchisme
(Not Offered 2008)
HEF331 Research Project (French)
HEG304 The Golden Age of German Cinema
HEG305 The German Age of Chivalry
HEG310 Classical German Literature
(Not Offered 2008)
HEG311 The Twentieth-Century German Novel
HEG312 Post-1945 German Film
(Not Offered 2008)
HEG313 German 3A
HEG314 German 3B
HEG315 Advanced German A
HEG316 Advanced German B
HEG317 German Texts from Rock to Rap
(Not Offered 2008)
HEG320 German Drama
(Not Offered 2008)
HEG331 Research Project (German)
HEJ301 Feature Writing
HEJ302 Media and the Environment
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ303 Television Journalism
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ305 Public Relations
HEJ309 Ethics in Journalism
HEJ313 Radio Journalism
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ318 Professional Placement
HEJ319 Online Journalism
HEJ321 Shaping the Word
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ322 Journalism: the People's Witness
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ323 Imaging News
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ324 Television Theory
HEJ325 Documentary Journalism
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ326 Advanced Media Writing
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ327 Media Cultures
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ328 New Media
(Not Offered 2008)
HEJ329 Youth Media
HEJ330 Research Project in Journalism & Media Communications
HES302 Film Theory
HES303 Film Movements and Genres

2010 HEA340 Writing Tasmania

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: Subject to enrolment quota (maximum of 40 students).


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA340 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Summer H On Campus Offering in H 04-JAN-2010 14-JAN-2010 01-FEB-2010 21-FEB-2010

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates


Tracing the creative writing process from inspiration to finished product, this unit enables students to create works of short fiction or creative non-fiction inspired by Tasmania's cultural heritage or natural environment. A visit to one of Tasmania's key cultural heritage institutions and/or natural reserves will be followed by on-campus workshops in which students will present and critique draft work.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


Written and oral assignments to a total of 5,500 words.


Introductory class, excursion and workshops.

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
About Flexible Study Options

Prereq 25% at level 100 in English

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Summer)

STAFF: Dr Danielle Wood (Coordinator)

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Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.

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