Graduate Diploma of Creative Writing - 3 Trimesters

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106710M

Level of study: Graduate Certificates

Summary

If you dream of a career as a Writer of fiction or non-fiction, the Creative Writing course is for you.

The Creative Writing post-graduate course is perfect for emerging creative writers wanting to apply knowledge of narrative and storytelling to produce original works of literature. The course balances creative, technical and industry-related skills, with a focus on narrative theory and creative writing projects.

You will undertake fundamental units in narrative theory, Australian writing, creative writing project development and the business of writing.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world business experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

Students will graduate with a well-rounded understanding of the creative writing, editing, and publishing industries, both in Australia and overseas.

OPPORTUNITIES & EXPERIENCES

→ Apply an advanced body of knowledge and skills to undertake professional work as a creative writer in a range of different settings

→ Apply theoretical understanding of creative writing and literature to professional work

→ Develop an individual creative practice and apply the craft of writing in a range of professional contexts

→ Apply industry best practice to professional creative writing work, with the knowledge and skills to take an active role in the business of writing

→ Students can access free counselling and wellbeing services directly by contacting

→ Study in our world-class creative spaces and classrooms across four campuses

→ Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

The Graduate Diploma of Creative Writing is perfect for students who want to be writers of fiction and non-fiction.

The Graduate Diploma can be completed fast-tracked over in two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study, or standard over three trimesters (1 year) of full-time study.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
23,796 Per Year Expected May 2023
Expected Sep 2023
3 Trimesters
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Full time
Cromwell Street Campus
67/69 Cromwell Street
Melbourne Victoria 3066
Australia
23,796 Per Year Expected May 2023
Expected Sep 2023
3 Trimesters
Read more3 Trimesters

Full time
Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)
Wellington Street Campus
208 Wellington Street
Melbourne Victoria 3066
Australia
23,796 Per Year Expected May 2023
Expected Sep 2023
3 Trimesters
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Full time
George Street Campus
2/156 George Street
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicants will need an undergraduate degree in related field or; 5 years industry experience.

→ Applicants seeking admission on the basis of 5 years industry experience must support their application with a statement of service for all work experience listed with independent evidence of the duration and level of work experience.

→ Applicants will need to attend an admissions interview. You will be asked questions about your experience, background, and interest in the course and/or industry, as well as a writing portfolio of at least 500 words (max 1000 words).

Applicants must be at least 18-years-old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian Year 12

Students are required to have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with no single band score below 6.0) or equivalent

Address

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)
Wellington Street Campus
208 Wellington Street
Melbourne Victoria 3066
Australia
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