Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration

2 years part-time or equivalent.

Deakin course codeA635

Course sub-headings

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.

Alternative exits

Graduate Certificate of Writing and Literature (A535)

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

Course rules

For students commencing from 2015:

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies, students must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising 6 core units and 2 electives.

For students commencing prior to 2015 click here for the 2014 course rules.

Course structure

For students commencing from 2015:


Core units

Trimester 1 or trimester 2

ALL743Foundations in Narrative Theory

Trimester 1

ALL727Contemporary Poetry

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

Trimester 2

ALL705Short Stories: Writers and Readers

ALL706Histories, Fictions

ALL784Writing and Film

Electives

2 credit points of electives chosen from the units offered in the specialisations of Children's Literature, Creative Writing or Professional Writing in the A764 Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)

 

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