Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CACW201
Subject Name Poetic Studio
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites At least 12 credit points of CACW or WRIT subjects
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence Not to count for credit with WRIT 213, WRIT223
Assessment Assignment - First folio - 30% Assignment - second folio - 55% Assignment - annotated anthology - 15%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hr lecture, 2hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Christine Howe
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Christine Howe
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject explores a wide range of verse forms, with accompanying metres and poetic devices. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to write confidently in these verse forms, and will be introduced to the work of a wide variety of poets (both historical and contemporary). Imagery, metaphor, rhythm, rhyme and other poetic devices will be discussed in the context of the studentsí own creative work. Students will also have the opportunity to hone their communication, editing and drafting skills in a workshop setting.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify, define, analyse and construct a broad range of poetic forms
2. Utilise a wide range of poetic devices in their creative work
3. Effectively communicate with other creative writing practitioners within the workshop setting

Textbook Information
All material used in this subject will be distributed in class, or through e-learning/e-reading
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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