Graduate Certificate in Creative and Professional Writing

Program code

3302

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher

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Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Why choose this program?

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.

Attendance information

This Graduate Certificate program is offered part-time only. All courses in this program are offered on-campus and online.

My career opportunities

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.

Pathways to further study

This program is designed as a pathway to either a coursework or research-based Masters degree

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

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.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Creative and Professional Writing (3302)

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
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

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.

Further information