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Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies

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Award granted Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeA635

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Course overview

The Graduate Diploma 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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Alternative exits

Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies (A535)

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising:
  • 4 credit points of Literary Studies units selected from the specified list below; and
  • 4 credit points of electives selected from the remaining Literary Studies units and/or from the following disciplines

 

See Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) (A748) and Master of Communication (A747) for units available in the disciplines above.

 

Note: Students who complete a specialisation of 4 credit points will have the specialisation indicated on their academic transcript.

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Course structure

Trimester 1

ALL721 Driven to Write  

ALL727 Contemporary Poetry  

ALL755 The Other Side of the World: Literature of Sadness - The Body - Mind in Crisis  


Trimester 2

ALL705 Short Stories: Writers and Readers  *

ALL706 Histories, Fictions  

ALL722 Texts for Young Adults  

ALL783 Life Writing: Theory and Practice  

ALL784 Writing and Film  

* ALL705 also offered trimester 3.

 

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