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Writing, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The Master of Writing from Swinburne University of Technology allows students to acquire the skills needed to improve their creative and professional writing. Students gain an understanding of the underlying principles and concepts of their craft and apply this through the creation of a range of writing portfolios of their choice.
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Overview

Course description

The Master of Writing encourages students to explore the range of writing styles needed to work professionally and creatively in publication industries. Students will also develop their own writerly voice through learning and practice in craft, in theory that enriches their writing, and through research and long form creative projects. The goal of Swinburne's writing programs is to teach the writing skills that are needed for success in today’s writing and publishing environment, and to expose students to opportunities for publicationThese programs are designed to give students access to the best materials in print and online as well as to experts in their field. Students will be supported by online mentors and tutors.

Graduate skills

The Swinburne University of Technology  graduate attributes signify that Swinburne intends that its teaching courses assist all its graduates to be:
  • capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
  • entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community
  • effective and ethical in work and community situations
  • adaptable and able to manage change
  • aware of local and international environments in which they will be contributing.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Critical Friends: The Real and Virtual Support of Writers 
  • Journalism 
  • Research for Writers 
  • Real Life Writing 
  • Reading and Writing
  • Writing History: People, Places and Times 
  • Scriptwriting 
  • writing for Digital Media 
  • Writing and Praxis: Publication Folio A
  • The Creative Artefact: Publication Folio B
  • Creative Industry Enterprise
  • Creativity for Practice 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in any of the fields of: creative arts, society and culture, education, health, and management and commerce or
  • Graduate Certificate of Writing or Graduate Certificate in Arts (Writing).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    25200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Interntional fee -A$3690 (per unit)

Funding

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