Deakin University

Master of Arts - Writing and Literature

Deakin University

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

Hone your expertise in writing and literature and gain practical tools in critical analysis, editing and research. Whether you want to develop the skills to analyse literary works, build your creative writing practice, or craft publishable pieces of professional writing, the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) will help fulfil your career aspirations.

Designed for

Graduates who wish to specialise in literature and professional writing to upgrade qualifications or refocus career options

Structure

16 credit points including research options

Subjects

  • Children's literature
  • Creative writing
  • Critical and creative research methods
  • Internship
  • Literary studies
  • Professional writing
  • Research project
  • Research theory

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline
  • Or other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

Study pathways

A shorter course duration is available to students entering from a same discipline background. A 'same discipline' background award for this course is any tagged Bachelor degree (min 3 years); or Bachelor degree (min 3 years) with a major sequence in Editing, English Literature, Literary Studies, Children's Literature, Professional Writing, Publishing, Creative Writing or Writing.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Melbourne Burwood Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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