The objective of the Faculty of Creative Writing is to provide opportunities to those who are interested, talented and experienced in the field of creative writing to learn and immerse more deeply in the knowledge of writing in a formal, theory-based, approach, practical and systematic atmosphere. Students will be introduced, guided and given an understanding approach in a writing discipline from lecturers who really are knowledgeable, experienced and qualified in their own expertise area in writing.

The focus of the core subject is more on the dramatic writing skills (stage drama, TV drama and screen play), even though the fiction writing courses, biography, lyric composition, and non-creative are also offered by the faculty. The orientation of teaching and learning focuses on the practical works (production of printed works/art works) besides the exposure of theories, history, psychology, appreciation and critics in writing.

The courses in the faculty are wisely organized so that it will meet the needs and demands of the industry. Under the module system, there are three (3) field of study offered by the Faculty of Creative Writing.


 

Diploma in Creative Writing

The faculty offers a Diploma in Creative Writing in line with their aim to provide opportunity to those who are interested, talented and experienced in the field of creative writing to learn and immerse more deeply in the knowledge of writing in a formal, theory-based, approach, practical and systematic atmosphere. Students will be introduced, guided and given an understanding approach in a writing discipline by the lecturers who really are knowledgeable, experienced and qualified in their own expertise area in writing. The focus of the core subject is more on the dramatic writing skills (stage drama, TV drama and screen play), even though the fiction writing courses, biography, lyric composition, and non-creative are also offered by the faculty. The orientation of teaching and learning focuses on the practical works (production of printed works/art works) besides the exposure of theories, history, psychology, appreciation and critics in writing. The courses in the faculty are wisely organized so that it will meet the needs and demands of the performing arts and screen play industry.

Bachelor of Creative Writing with (Hons)

The faculty offers a degree in Bachelor of Creative Writing (Hons) in line with their aim to provide opportunity to those who are interested, talented and experienced in the field of creative writing to learn and immerse more deeply in the knowledge of writing in a formal, theory-based, approach, practical and systematic atmosphere. Students will be introduced, guided and given an understanding approach in a writing discipline by the lecturers who really are knowledgeable, experienced and qualified in their own expertise area in writing.

The programmes offered under the faculty in Bachelor of Creative Writing are:

i. BACHELOR OF CREATIVE WRITING (HONS)(CREATIVE WRITING)

This module offers courses that related to script writing for stage performance. The aspects of history, theory, stage flow, approach, process, technique and the writing, language style and thinking skills are taught specifically with emphases on the practical (writing) up to 60 per cent. Modern fiction, stories for children and adolescents writing courses are also offered by the faculty under the same module.

ii. BACHELOR OF CREATIVE WRITING (HONS) (FILM & TELEVISION WRITING)

This module offers courses that related to script writing for screenplay, television and big screen (film). Several writing styles that are suitable with the TV programmes and screenplay are exposed to the students in order to provide understanding, experience and skills to produce an art work. Courses in documentary script writing and advertisement are also offered to integrate the module’s input and needs of the local industry.

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