Diploma of Creative and Indigenous Writing

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This progam provides students with the opportunity to develop writing skills in a variety of genres, and establish a firm knowledge base for the strengthening of Indigenous expressive culture through an understanding of Indigenous and non-Indigenous writing traditions.

Entry Requirements:

NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 60 or higher; or Certificate IV or above; or STAT score of 135 or greater; or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience; or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma; or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (ZTEP01), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (ZPTS11 or ZPTS21), or other recognised tertiary preparation course.

Structure:

80 credit points of study including 2 common units, 4 core units and 2 electives where students have the opportunity to focus on particular genres or media of interest.

Subjects you can Study:

Creative and indigenous writing

Further information:

Enrolment at Batchelor is only available to Indigenous students. This course is offered at Casuarina Campus through a combination of internal and external units of study (e.g. not all units of the course are available on-campus).

Related Careers:

Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Online 1 year
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 2 years
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 1 year
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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