Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies

Course summary for current students


2015 course information

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies

Offered at Cloud (Online)

Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeA535

This course is for pipelining students only.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies is designed for people with professional and personal interests in literature and in creative writing who are seeking further professional qualifications while working. The course offers you the possibility of studying at an advanced level a number of topics related to English or literary studies: The ways in which the discipline was constituted in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and is now being reconstituted to reflect social and cultural change; generic traditions and variations; oral and written forms; creative and critical approaches; variations related to gender and age.

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study from the specified list of units below.

Course structure

ALL721Writing Fiction for Young Adults

ALL727Contemporary Poetry

ALL755The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness - The Body - Mind in Crisis

ALL705Short Stories: Writers and Readers

ALL706Histories, Fictions

ALL722Texts for Young Adults

ALW783Life Writing: Theory and Practice

ALL784Writing and Film