12 months
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36000 AUD/year
20806 AUD/year
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About

Creative writing - expressing yourself with flair and accuracy - is a key skill for life and most professions. If you love writing and reading literature and want to challenge yourself to develop your craft and technique, the Creative Writing program at Macquarie University is your pathway to effective creative writing and non-fiction. 

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Overview

As a student in the Creative Writing program at Macquarie University , you will undertake intensive practical workshops across a range of genres, including young adult fiction, creative non-fiction, short story, novella, novel and poetry. You will create, workshop, and develop your writing with peers and our expert teachers.

Key features

  • You'll be taught by high-calibre teachers, including winners of university teaching awards and published writers.
  • You'll have opportunities to apply your skills in professional context projects, and to add value to your writing through a suite of editing and publishing units.
  • You can undertake a wide range of practical, writing-intensive units to further develop your skills.
  • You'll create an e-portfolio of your work and learn new skills in our state-of-the art online learning platforms.
  • You'll have opportunities to participate in weekly creative writing workshops for peer feedback and discussion.

Career Opportunities

Graduates launch new careers or develop and promote their existing careers in the arts, media, education and training industries, including:

  • Book publishing - editorial, public relations, and copy editing
  • Corporate, technical and copy writing
  • Creative authorship, including picture books, young adult fiction, adult fiction, poetry
  • Secondary, tertiary and continuing education creative writing, literature and English studies teaching
  • Theatre and film writing and production
  • Travel, social media, health, arts journalism and magazine writing, online and in print.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing Creative Non-Fiction - An Introduction 
  • Short Form Writing - short story, novella, poetry cycle 
  • Literature and Writing in Professional Contexts
  • Writing the Past 
  • Manuscript Project
  • Digital Creative Writing & Publishing Projects

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: It is a good idea to apply at least two to three months before Session begins.

Language

English

Credits

80 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 CODE: 099160K

AQF level 8 bachelor honours or graduate diploma qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, or

Meet two of the following three criteria:

  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent
  • Approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning
  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20806 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20806 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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