EKIA1003 Creative Writing (3 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Language and Communication Studies
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



- the study of a variety of sample texts from among the following types of writing: creative non-fiction (i.e. personal essays on virtually any topic), short stories, poems
- the writing of similar types of texts
- constructively critical discussion of the writing produced by students
- redrafting and further discussion leading to a final draft
- discussion of the process and teaching of creative writing.

Completion methods

Contact teaching and group work.

Assessment details

By outcome from the process described above and particularly the final drafts.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students will be able to

- identify the main criteria for writing effectively in the types of writing covered
- apply those criteria in their own writing.

Additional information

Target group: Anyone interested in developing as a creative writer or hoping to use creative writing as a tool for teaching English.

Study materials

Reading: The examples of texts of the different types are posted in Optima.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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