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Creative Writing

University of Technology Sydney

M.A.
18 months
Duration
680 AUD/credit
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About

The Master of Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Technology Sydney is designed for experienced and emerging writers who want to develop and expand their practical skills in writing, as well as their critical knowledge about writing practices and the writing industry.

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Overview

Under the guidance of leading experts in writing, editing, publishing and creative writing research, students study in depth a range of forms, genres and aspects of writing craft and industry; experience group project work and workshopping; and develop a major writing project.

Course aims

The aims of this Master of Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Technology Sydney are:

  • to enhance students’ knowledge and skills across a range of writing genres and forms,
  • to facilitate in students an ability to critically reflect on and improve their work,
  • to provide a deep understanding of the relationship between writing practice and the writing industry across a range of project types and contexts, and
  • to encourage students to think creatively and critically about, and contribute to, developments in the creative and cultural industries.

Careers

Graduates apply their writing skills to fields such as advertising, editing and publishing, film and television, digital and experiential media, journalism and communications. Many graduates publish or have their work produced, from short stories and short films, to novels and feature films. Graduates also undertake creative doctorates.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Narrative Writing
  • Theory and Creative Writing
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Writing Project
  • Writing Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

CRICOS: 032331E

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

All applicants excluding students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Creative writing at UTS need to submit one example of their creative writing.

For applicants with a bachelor's degree:

  • the degree must be in the field of education, management and commerce, society and culture (e.g. Bachelor of Arts), or creative arts
  • if the degree is not in the field of education, management and commerce, society and culture, or creative arts, applicants must also have a minimum of two years' related professional work experience. Employment experience is assessed according to the response provided by applicants via the employment question on their UTS e-application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    680 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 680 AUD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

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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