Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Creative writing

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 069109F

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Monash Arts is internationally recognised for producing innovative, engaging and high quality research, and our course gives you an opportunity to delve into cross-genre ideas supporting the challenges and needs of a contemporary writer in today's critical and literary global communities.

Supported and guided by at least two expert supervisors, our practice-based PhD program in Creative Writing will give you the practical experience and opportunity to develop your expertise as a researcher and the professional tools needed to undertake creative writing work for professional purposes.

This PhD program has three components: creating a written work, writing an accompanying critique, and extensive research. You will also undertake professional development designed to help you become a more effective researcher, and develop general professional skills valuable to prospective employers in academia, industry, government and the broader community.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
24 Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
36,400 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Read more4 years (full time)

Self study / online (without attendance)
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia

Entry criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

English entry requirements

IELTS 7.0 overall (no band less than 6.5)

TOEFL (paper-based) : 587+ TWE 4.5

TOEFL 94 + Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 20 & Writing 24

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 + communicative score 58

Cambridge English: 185 + Writing 185 and no skill below 169

Address

Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
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