Introduction to Creative Writing

Course Code: ICW 2017

Level-of-study: Secondary 4-6 students or equivalent to the last three years of high school

Course Period: July 25, 2017 to July 28, 2017

Programme Fee: HKD 2,650 [Early bird (April 30, 2017)/ Alumni: HKD 2,450]

Deadline for Application:

  • Local Applicants:         June 9, 2017


Type of Programme: Non-credit-bearing course

Area of Interest: Arts and Humanities

Managed by: Faculty of Arts / Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities


  • Students:       Local
  • Study Level:  Secondary 4-6 students or equivalent to the last three years of high school

Class Time:         10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Course Objectives :

  • This workshop aims to bring to students the kind of imagination and passion for Creative Writing that can be sparked in young writers to carry forward into new courses and confidence.

Course Structure :

This session features the beauty and reach of creative writing for each member of the class. Joining together to learn about the craft and history of Creative Writing in English, each writer will design an individual story or memoir or poem. After practicing closely with a Writer in these Workshops, students will discover more range and reach of self-expression. They will also find new strength and mastery in their writing more widely.

Course materials will be provided. The class size will be limited to ensure individual attention is given to each student and encourage maximum interaction and creativity. Suitable for all levels.

This course is co-hosted by HKU’s groundbreaking Moving Poetry programme.

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