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Creative writing

Kreativno pisanje

Course credits:

6.00 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 30 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

izr. prof. dr. Natalija Majsova






First semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Cultural studies - Studies of Culture and Creativity


Students are allowed to participate in the course provided that they have completed the enrolment procedure.

Objectives and competences

OBJECTIVES: Objectives of the course include getting students to know the most important ways of creative writing, and making them capable of using these ways in their own analytical work in different fields and media. COMPETENCES: Developing the ability to write scientifically accomplished and terminologically precise text, not forgetting its literary and other creative dimensions. Articulation of scientific results in different ways. Parallel development of scientific and literally ways of expression depending on prescribed format of the text.

Content (Syllabus outline)

Content of the course in actually an upgrade of the basic course on academic writing in the first years of study. Students will be introduced to the specificities of writing and, more general, of articulating their opinions through different genres and media: report, review, comment, essay, travelogue, reportage, seminary work and different forms of scientific articles (overview, professional, academic). Course will include theoretical as well as practical part, since students will have to write one longer (or few shorter) final essay(s), dealing with a particular topic, in one (or more) forms of texts.

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding the most important approaches to write different kinds of academic texts, their use according to different media, ambitions and demands, writing one or more texts on certain topics and their presentation in the class.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures and seminars.


Final grade of one final essay (cca. 16 pages) or two or three shorter ones (cca. 8 pages) in a way (literary essay, article, review etc.) and on topic, agreed with the lecturer.

Obligatory literature

1. Unit of obligatory literature:

Author: Chartier, Roger
Title: Pisanje in brisanje : pisna kultura in literatura (od 11. do 18. stoletja) »
Publishing: Ljubljana : Studia humanitatis, 2008
ISBN: 978-961-6262-94-1
COBISS.SI-ID: 242197760 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »

2. Unit of obligatory literature:

Author: Blatnik, Andrej (ur.)
Title: Šola kreativnega pisanja »
Edition: 3., dopolnjena izd.
Publishing: Ljubljana : Cankarjeva založba, 1996
ISBN: 86-361-0963-9
COBISS.SI-ID: 61434112 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »
All obligatory literature in catalog ODKJG »

Additional literature

1. Unit of additional literature:

Author: Mervar, Dušanka; Ćosić, Vuk
Title: »
Edition: 1. natis
Publishing: Ljubljana : GV Izobraževanje : Siol, 2005
ISBN: 961-6529-08-0
COBISS.SI-ID: 217280768 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »

2. Unit of additional literature:

Author: Halverson, John; Cooley, Mason
Title: Principles of writing »
Publishing: New York : Macmillan Company ; London : Collier-Macmillan, cop. 1965
COBISS.SI-ID: 79882752 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »

3. Unit of additional literature:

Author: Day, Robert A.; Gastel, Barbara
Title: How to write and publish a scientific paper »
Edition: 6th ed.
Publishing: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2008, cop. 2006
ISBN: 978-0-521-67167-5; 0-521-67167-1; 0-585-06923-9
COBISS.SI-ID: 28250205 - Record/s in the catalog ODKJG »
All additional literature in catalog ODKJG »

Hot to aquire credits:

For full study

  1. Lectures, seminars and individual consultations
    Raziskovalna, projektna ali daljša seminarska izpitna naloga

Curriculum was last modified on: 03.04.2022