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TAFE Statement in Writing Today - Memoirs

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Overview About this course

Be inspired to turn your life story into a bestselling memoir. Learn the secrets of the craft of writing and experiment with style, point of view and plot.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Analyse memoir excerpts

  • Brainstorm ideas

  • Explore different styles of writing, point of view, tone, plot, theme, dialogue and characters

  • Draft a short memoir excerpt based on your own memories and experiences

  • Edit to improve the quality, coherence and appeal of your writing

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A short edited section of a memoir

  • Transferrable skills in planning, drafting and editing written material

  • Confidence in the quality and appeal of your writing

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A good level of English, both written and comprehension, and a desire to further develop your skills

  • An interest in conveying your life experiences in written form

  • An idea that you wish to develop for a memoir

  • Access to the internet and a computer as well as basic digital literacy to be able to engage with the learning resources and assignments

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

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The TAFE Statement in Writing Today - Memoirs does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Units
  • Memoirs 800-000254A

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TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

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  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

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