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WRIT - Creative Writing9215/10988/2223/1/23
Study guide

WRIT - Creative Writing

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of International Communication Management, programme stage 3
    Choice package:
    • Choices Languages
  • Bachelor of International Graphic and Digital Media
    Choice package:
    • Electives
  • Programmes Incoming Students
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 4 credits
Weight: 4,00
Total study time: 110,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2022 ()
The course unitorganization of the subgroups is done using the class subgroups.
xOLOD-administrator(s): Jorissen Jan.
This course unit was completed by levrau olivier on 18.05.2022.
This course unit was approved by levrau olivier on 18.05.2022.
ProgrammaonderdeelID: CREAWRIT_PBAICM - Creative Writing_PBAICM.
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Preservability: The result of this course unit is preservable according to the terms of the program you are enrolled for.
This course unit
  • may be included in printed study guide (on paper).
  • may be published in study guide on the website.
  • may be included with details in the study guide.
  • requires no title on the diplomasupplement (thesis, dissertation, thesis).
  • should NEVER be replaced by another course unit to another (foreign) institution.
  • does not use a jury.
This course unit may be scheduled as
Study programme: PBAICM - Bachelor in international communication management
xOLODa: Single Course Unit
xOLODb: Creative Writing
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Second enrolment: Not possible within the same academic year.
Co-ordinator: Jorissen Jan
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 5

Learning material (list)

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Educational organisation (text)

The contact moments are mainly interpreted as seminars. They cover the theory, but the student is expected to regularly process theory at home in advance. He must also look for his own inspiration and examples.

Furthermore, it is mainly a question of critically assessing various examples of creative texts (in all forms) (for example those of his fellow students) and, even more, writing them yourself.
Assignments are kept in a portfolio. The student also collects inspiring examples for himself (the justification of the choice is also part of the evaluation).

Education and assessment will be organised as described on these ECTS sheets, except when measures must be taken due to a pandemic, and other education and assessment methods are used accordingly.

Educational organisation (list)

Face-to-face instruction
Lectures24,00 hours
Practica (seminars, labo)26,00 hours
Self-study - tasks
Assignments in study hours60,00 hours

Final competences (list)

ICM/CW01learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
ICM/CW02learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
ICM/CW03learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
ICM/CW05learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
ICM/CW06learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
ICM/CW07learning goal broadening/deepeningBS


There is not a textbook for this couse, but through snippets of presentations, self study and research, and especially through trial and error and a number of exercises, we look for answers to the following questions:

  1. What is creativity / a creative process?
  2. What tools for creative and divergent thinking can I use?
  3. What are some of the most important elements of creative writing?
  4. What is the (creative) writing process?
  5. What are the characteristics of a creative text?
  6. What are some different genres of texts and their characteristics?

Assessment (text)

Evaluation: on campus or online.

The evaluation consists of a portfolio with your own creative texts (some free format, some given format)

Assessment (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
First term out of exam periodProject continuous (Permanent evaluation)100,00portfolio with assignments
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Third term within exam periodAssignment100,00portfolio with assignments

Course sequence (VT)

There are no prerequisites for this course.