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Writing and Literature

Deakin University 

Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
32600 AUD/year
22000 AUD/year
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About

Learn theoretical and practical writing skills when you undertake the Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature at Deakin University. 

Overview

Learn how to inspire, engage and persuade your audiences with the Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature. Build on writing skills you’ve developed at the undergraduate level or in your current role and gain a deeper understanding of the theory and history behind great pieces of writing.

Want the advanced writing and analysis skills needed to unlock exciting roles in publishing, marketing and teaching?

The Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature at Deakin University attracts a broad spectrum of students, from aspiring authors looking to add polish to their storytelling, to editors striving for senior positions in the publishing industry. The common thread across our talented group of students is a deep love for reading and writing. Developing skills alongside students and teachers who share your passion is one of the highlights of this course.

Career

You’ll graduate from this course 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 course puts you in a strong position to explore a range of career pathways, including:

  • author
  • editor
  • literary critic
  • publisher
  • advertising executive
  • communications specialist
  • copywriter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Narrative Theory
  • Foundations in Professional and Creative Writing
  • Creating Your Arts Business
  • Creative Nonfiction: the Personal Essay
  • Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out
  • Publishing
  • Editing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

8 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements Specific Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor Degree in any discipline OR
  • a Graduate Certificate in any discipline OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)
CRICOS code: 083988G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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