Hone your expertise in writing and literature and gain practical tools in critical analysis, editing and research. Whether you want to develop the skills to analyse literary works, build your creative writing practice, or craft publishable pieces of professional writing, the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature ) will help fulfil your career aspirations.
If you want to turn your lifelong passion for writing and literature into a professional career, this course gives you the practical experience to make your goals a reality. Equally, if you’re already working in the industry and looking to take the next step – whether that be in a new role or finally breaking through as a published author – we provide a high performing environment that allows your creativity to reach its full potential.
Ultimately, the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) aims to inspire you, so you can inspire audiences of your own.Choose from four study specialisations to create a unique degree that matches your interests:
- Children’s literature
- Creative writing
- Literary studies
- Professional writing
You’ll graduate from this Master of Arts in Writing and Literature at Deakin University with more than just advanced writing skills. You’ll also have expertise in communication, problem solving, critical thinking and research – the kind of skills employers across all industries value.
This puts you in a strong position to explore a range of career pathways including:
- literary critic
- advertising executive
- communications specialist
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- Critical and Creative Research Methods
- Masters Research Literary Theory
- Minor Research Project
- Masters Research Project
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before , National
- 8 - 16
DisciplinesCreative Writing Literature View 24 other Masters in Creative Writing in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Entry will be based on performance in:
- a Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline
- other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
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International32600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 12 months.
National22600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22600 AUD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.