Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies

Deakin University

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

The Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies provides students with advanced skills in analysing literary works. It hones students' ability to research and analyse complex written information and to contextualise issues based on historical, political, cultural and social circumstances. This program is designed for people with professional and personal interests in literature and in creative writing who are seeking further professional qualifications while working. The course offers the possibility of studying at an advanced level a number of topics related to English or literary studies: the ways in which the discipline was constituted in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and is now being reconstituted to reflect social and cultural change; generic traditions and variations; oral and written forms; creative and critical approaches; variations related to gender and age

Designed for

Professionals working in fields requiring high-level analytical and writing skills

Structure

8 credit points of study comprising core and course electives

Subjects

  • Literary studies

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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Waurn Ponds Domestic: $21,400
International: $31,400
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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