Deakin University

Bachelor of Creative Writing

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

With Deakin’s Bachelor of Creative Writing, you can turn your fascination with writing into a fulfilling life-path that fosters your natural creativity and professionalises your skills. Graduate from this industry-led degree as a polished and agile writer, with skills across a broad range of styles. Gain practical experience writing compelling prose, creating characters and worlds that leap off the page, all while discovering the specific techniques that bring each genre to life. Build industry experience through internships at publishing houses and festivals or spend a year on the editorial team of Deakin's own international writing and creative arts journal, Verandah, honing your writing and editing skills alongside aspiring professional creatives like you. Under the guidance of teachers who are published writers themselves, you'll explore many genres of writing, including short and extended fiction, creative nonfiction, digital approaches, poetry and script writing.

Structure

24 credit points comprising 18 core and 6 electives

Subjects

  • Creative writing

Standard entry requirements

This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online)
  • ATAR: 62.55
No
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $98,176
  • ATAR: 61
No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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