Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies

Deakin University

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

Course Fee:

Australian: $21,400
International: $31,400

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)

Structure:

8 credit points of study comprising core and 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

Related Careers:

Editor, Journalist, Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds No info Yes Online 1 year

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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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