Master of Arts - Creative Writing (By Research)

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

The Master of Arts (Creative Writing) is a research degree designed for published creative writers in any genre who wish to advance their academic and creative skills.

Entry Requirements:

BA (Hons), or equivalent research capacity, folio of creative writing of which a third has been published, critical essay (2000-3000 words)

Structure:

Taken in English, in any creative writing genre approved by the Board of the Graduate Research School. Independent, supervised creative writing and research towards the preparation of a thesis on a topic related to one or more aspects of the creative work. At the end of the program, students must present for examination a piece or pieces of creative writing prose, poetry or drama, which must demonstrate technical accomplishment and imaginative resource; and a thesis of 15,000 words on a topic related to one or more aspects of the work presented.

Subjects you can Study:

Creative writing of prose, poetry or drama

Who for:

Creative writers in any genre

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 2 years
Crawley No info No Part time 4 years

We recognise that the world is rapidly changing; that’s why our courses are designed to equip you for the careers of the future.

Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth’s warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you’ll have access to the university’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

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Provider CRICOS: 00126G

 

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