Minor Programme in Creative Writing

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Elective Courses 15 units
    15 units


I. Elective Courses 15 units
  Students are required to take 15 units from the lists below in any languages, of which at least two 3-unit courses must be at the upper level (Level III or IV): 
  Chinese elective courses  
  CHIL3026 Modern Chinese Fiction Writing 3 units
  CHIL3027 Modern Chinese Prose Writing 3 units
  CHIL3055 Rhymed Chinese Literature Writing 3 units
  HUMN2015 Writing Seminar: Workshop in Creative Writing 3 units
  WRIT2015 Writing Seminar: Workshop in Creative Writing 3 units
  HUMN3025 Chinese Song Lyric Writing 3 units
  LANG1015 Creative Writing in Chinese 3 units
  LANG2005 Creative Writing through Masterpieces 3 units
  LANG2007 Refining Chinese Writing Skills 3 units
  LANG3006 Creative Writing: Modern Chinese Poetry 3 units
  LANG3007 Modern and Contemporary Theatre: Appreciation and Playwriting 3 units
  WRIT1005 Creativity: Theory and Practice (offered in Chinese in Semester 1) 3 units
  WRIT3015 Scriptwriting for Theatre 3 units
  WRIT3017 Special Topic in Chinese Creative Writing 3 units
  WRIT4005 Cultural Differences and Creative Writing 3 units
  English elective courses  
  ENGL3015 Creative Writing 3 units
  ENGL4106 Literary Journalism 3 units
  HUMN4026 The Art of Creating Stories: Writing and Appreciation 3 units
  WRIT4007 The Art of Creating Stories: Writing and Appreciation 3 units
  HUMN4027 The Double Face of Creativity: Fact and Fiction 3 units
  WRIT4015 The Double Face of Creativity: Fact and Fiction 3 units
  LANG2006 English Through Creative Writing 3 units
  LANG3025 Creative Writing in Children's Literature in English 3 units
  WRIT1005 Creativity: Theory and Practice (offered in English in Semester 2) 3 units
  WRIT2005 Biography Writing 3 units
  WRIT3007 Writing for New Media 3 units
  WRIT2026 Special Topic in Creative Writing 3 units
  WRIT3016 Special Topic in Creative Writing 3 units
  WRIT3025 Big Stories: Writing Long-form Fictional Narratives 3 units
  WRIT3026 Poetry Writing 3 units
  WRIT4016 Writing Diaspora in a Global World 3 units
  WRIT4017 From Sacred Books to Sampling: Authorship in Creative Writing and Digital Arts 3 units
    15 units
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