About the course
The Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) gives candidates the opportunity to undertake advanced study in the disciplines of Writing and Literature. Students undertake both relevant coursework to their specialisation and a substantial research project (thesis) under the supervision of an academic with a professional research record. The Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) offers study in a unique combination of literary, professional and creative writing options, together with the possibility for cross-disciplinary explorations. Students can choose between specialisations in the areas of Childrens Literature, Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Professional Writing. Students are paired with an academic or professional staff member working and nationally recognised in their specialist field. This partnership provides students with mentoring through the extended research project (thesis), which is one of the highlights of this course. The unique research pathway in the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) provides candidates with a new level of intellectual stimulation and personal enrichment and gives them the opportunity to contribute to a wider debate within their field, often through publication. The research training and skills acquired in this course enhance students future career prospects in a broad range of occupations and ensures they are eligible to apply for entry to higher research programs. Depending on your professional experience and previous qualifications, the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) is typically 1, 1.5 or 2 years duration.1 year full time (2 years part time) 8 credit points1.5 years full time (3 years part time) 12 credit points2 years full time (4 years part time) 16 credit points
Intake Months
MARCH, JULY
Delivery Locations
Melbourne
C53631
Qualification
Masters Degree (Coursework)
Duration
2 Years
Post study visa
2 Years
Cricos
083999E
English language requirements
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6.5
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79
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58
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You will have completed at least a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, of an acceptable standard from an approved university or other educational institution.
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
September, 2022 Duration 2 Years Course fee AUD 32,600
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City Closed Campus Melbourne Burwood Campus
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Deakin University is an elite public technical and research university in Victoria, Australia. Founded in 1974 the university was named after the second Prime Minister of Australia, Alfred Deakin. Its main campuses are in Melbournes Burwood suburb, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront and Warrnambool, as well as the online Cloud Campus. Deakin also has learning centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee, all in the state of Victoria.
With over 45 years of experience as one of Australias leading tertiary education providers, Deakin has won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students each year. They offer their students world-class programs and endless opportunities. Deakin University offers a personalised experience, enhanced by innovative digital engagement. They lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world. Deakin is a leading university enabling globally connected education for the jobs of the future and research that makes a difference to their communities. They have a student-focused culture with a reputation for being accessible and friendly.
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Melbourne Burwood Campus - Deakin University

221 Burwood Highway Burwood, Victoria 3125

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Just 30 minutes from Melbournes city centre, the Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakins largest campus by the number of students.