• BA Creative Writing major

    Pursue your creative vision

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  • BA Public and Professional Writing minor

    Develop writing skills for the real world

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  • BA Theatre Studies minor

    Follow your passion and get innovative skills

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  • School of English and Media Studies

    Compose your future

Academic writing and literacy studies

Academic Writing Hone your writing skills and learn to analyse the power of the written word to produce knowledge and influence decisions.

Writing studies is a growing area of specialisation in our School. Our academic staff specialise in:

  • Literacy in educational, professional, academic, and civic settings

  • Helping students to develop their own research on writing in academic and applied contexts

2017 Undergraduate course offerings

The following courses are compulsory courses via distance and internal delivery:

  • 139.246 Technical Writing and 219.202 Professional and E-Business Writing (choose one only)

  • 139.340 The Publishing Project

Auckland campus

139.244 Writing for the Public
139.246 Technical Writing
139.280 Writing Creative Non-Fiction
154.311 Social Media and Digital Cultures
219.202 Professional and E-Business Writing

Distance

139.244 Writing for the Public
139.246 Technical Writing
139.280 Writing Creative Non-Fiction
139.340 The Publishing Project
154.311 Social Media and Digital Cultures
219.202 Professional and E-Business Writing
219.234 Editing and Publishing

Manawatū campus

139.244 Writing for the Public
139.280 Writing Creative Non-Fiction
139.340 The Publishing Project
154.311 Social Media and Digital Cultures
219.202 Professional and E-Business Writing
219.234 Editing and Publishing

Wellington campus

139.280 Writing Creative Non-Fiction
154.311 Social Media and Digital Cultures
219.202 Professional and E-Business Writing
219.234 Editing and Publishing

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