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The portfolio should demonstrate a high degree of writing competency, a commitment to wide and varied reading and an interest in using language creatively.
Deadlines for Submission The portfolio must be received by 15 September.
Assessment is on the basis of a writing portfolio comprising several pieces of writing completed during the course.
Seminars: Wednesday 2.00 – 5pm Convenor: Bronwyn Law-Viljoen [email protected] Long Essay ENGL4024(Compulsory for all students – register in semester 1, submit at end of semester 2) All students are required to submit a creative non-fiction essay of 10 000 words by the end of the second semester.This should be an essay on a topic of your choosing.It should demonstrate wide reading in relation to the topic and a good grasp of the essay form.DO NOT ATTEMPT TO UPLOAD YOUR PORTFOLIO TO THE UNIVERSITY ONLINE ENROLMENT SYSTEM.PART TWO (do this part at the same time as PART ONE): Submit an online application form to the University along with any transcripts or documents required by the University, as explained by the University Enrolment Office.PARTS ONE AND TWO MUST BE UNDERTAKEN AT THE SAME TIME.PART ONE: Submit a portfolio of written work to the programme coordinator Phillippa Yaa de Villiers: This must be accompanied by a covering letter that details your previous degrees and/or your writing and publishing history, your reading interests and your learning goals with regards to the course.With the approval of the Honours co-ordinator, students may choose to do one of their optional courses in another programme.Core Course: Working Concepts in Creative Writing SLLS4018(Compulsory for all students in semester 1)This course is integral to the BA Honours in Creative Writing.International students are required by the University to submit SAQA and IELTS English Proficiency certificates with their application to the University.The Programme The Honours degree has five components.• The Core Course (compulsory);• Two writing courses (see list of options below);• One literature course from any of the departments in SLLM; • A long essay (compulsory).