The Graduate Diploma in Professional Writing from Deakin University provides students with an understanding of the publishing industry and of the requirements involved in writing and editing for different audiences. It hones students’ ability to write in, and for, a range of contexts including freelance writing.
The Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing offers studies in various forms of professional writing and editing for graduates with major sequences in other disciplines. The emphasis is on the development of skills required to prepare work for publication. In each area of study, from editing to publishing and our cutting edge unit on blogging, students receive practical experience in the process of writing and revision.
The program will develop students’ understanding of the requirements of writing and editing for different readerships.
The program is designed to provide career enhancement for students employed or wishing to be employed in the fields of professional writing or publishing.
It enables students currently employed in these fields to upgrade their qualifications in order to apply for specialist positions and enhance their opportunities for promotion. It also provides for those seeking a qualification to enable refocusing of career options.
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesLanguages Creative Writing View 20 other Masters in Creative Writing in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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: 095260E
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International32600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 12 months.
National22000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22000 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.