11 Writing for Publication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Stringer

This is an advanced writing course which builds on student competence and confidence in poetic, fiction, and non-fiction writing. You should enjoy writing and have a good command of language to succeed in this course. You will develop:creative potential

  • writing and reading across a wide range of genres
  • understanding and control of language in a range of styles
  • awareness of audience
  • a portfolio of writing
  • confidence in presenting your writing orally to an audience

The course will cover:

Introduction to poetry and prose, non-fiction writing and writing for the media, developing writing skills through to publication standard, introduction to peer editing workshops.

Future Areas of interest and study: Journalism, media studies, communications, law, arts or any other career requiring creative thinking and competent writing skills.


12 English

Recommended Prior Learning

This is an extension course to develop confident and competent writing skills. Entry requirements: student interest and teacher referral.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90052 v5 English 1.4 - Produce creative writing
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Pathway Tags

Copywriter, Author, Technical Writer, Editor, Journalist, Communications, Law, Arts


We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.