Deakin University

Graduate Diploma of Children's Literature

Deakin University

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

Gain a deeper understanding of the stories we choose to tell future generations, and why and how we tell them. Study our Graduate Diploma of Children’s Literature to explore key literary genres, while analysing storytelling methods and formats and developing critical thinking skills. Deakin is the only university in Australia to offer a graduate diploma in this field.

Designed for

Graduates, teachers, librarians and other professionals working in relevant fields

Structure

8 credit points of study

Subjects

  • Foundations in Narrative Theory
  • Fantasy and historical fictions
  • Graphic narratives
  • Children's literature
  • Creative writing
  • Journalism
  • Literary studies
  • Public relations
  • Visual communication design
  • Digital media
  • Professional practice
  • Professional writing
  • Research

Standard entry requirements

  • 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)

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $22,000
International: $32,600
Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online).

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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