1 year part-time
The program offers postgraduate training in writing as a preparation for creative and professional practice and/or advanced study. The program fosters skills needed for work as a creative writer, social commentator or narrative journalist and for careers in speech writing, public advocacy, information and media communication.
You will gain certified expertise in the theory and practice of creative writing and be introduced to the international cross-currents of writing and information publishing industries. You will develop the techniques of creative and professional written expression, learn concepts and methods in creative research and gain the foundations for advanced study in writing and related fields.
This Graduate Certificate program is offered part-time only. All courses in this program are offered on-campus and online.
This program will prepare you for work in any profession where skills in creative and professional writing are required, such as publishing, professional communication, advertising, Public Relations and the media. This program is ideal for those interested in working as authors of fiction, biography, social history and/or poetry. It will help build confidence in writing and advance a wide range of careers, for publishers, journalists, media and PR consultants, educators, policy makers and information communicators.
You will also be eligible for entry into the Master of Arts.
This program is designed as a pathway to either a coursework or research-based Masters degree
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 40cp|
|2019||Fee Band 22.0||$275.00||$11,000.00|
|2018||Fee Band 21.0||$262.50||$10,500.00|
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.