Graduate Certificate in Writing and Literature

Deakin University

This program 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. It is designed for people with professional or personal interests in writing and literature who are seeking further professional qualifications while working

Course Fee:

Australian: $10,300
International: $14,500

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline OR At least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Structure:

4 credit points of study comprising 2 core units and 2 course electives

Subjects you can Study:

Literary studies

Study Pathways:

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

Who for:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Copywriter, Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Online 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Part time 1 year

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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