Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature

Deakin University

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

The Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature is designed to balance theoretical understandings with practical skills development. By providing a cross-disciplinary alternative, the Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature provides students with the opportunity to draw on the extensive range of units available across a suite of specialisations. The Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature offers a cross-disciplinary foundation in Writing and Literature. Students have the opportunity to choose from an extensive range of units across specialisations in Children's Literature, Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Professional Writing. The course provides specialised knowledge of critical and creative practices and ways of understanding writing, reading and preparing texts for publication as a cross-disciplinary activity. The course is designed for people with professional or personal interests in writing and literature who are seeking further professional qualifications while working.

Structure

8 credit points of study

Subjects

  • Children's literature
  • Creative writing
  • Literary studies
  • Professional writing
  • Writing and literature

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
Burwood Domestic: $21,400
International: $31,400
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