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|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$20,060 - Full-fee paying place|
Arts and Education Postgraduate Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries
Tel 03 9246 8100
or 03 5227 1359
Dr Elizabeth Bullen, +61 3 92443965, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.
|CRICOS course code||015197C|
|Deakin course code||A661|
The program is designed to provide career enhancement for students employed or wishing to be employed in the fields of professional writing or publishing. It enables students currently employed in these fields to upgrade their qualifications in order to apply for specialist positions and enhance their opportunities for promotion. It also provides for those seeking a qualification to enable refocusing of career options.
For students commencing from 2015:
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing, a student must successfully complete 8 credit points of study comprising 6 core units and 2 electives.
For students commencing from 2015:
|ACA715||Creative Enterprise Project|
|ALW729||Writing for Communication Media|
|ALJ724||Law Media and Communication|
|ALW733||Fiction Writing: Ideas and Innovations|
2 credit points of electives chosen from the units offered in the specialisation of Children's Literature, Creative Writing or Professional Writing in the A764 Master of Arts (Writing and Literature).
To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing applicants require a bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution or equivalent:
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Applications for credit for credit transfer will be considered depending on the student's prior qualifications and professional experience.
The Graduate Certificate of Writing and Literature and The Graduate Diploma of Profesional Writing and the Masters of Arts (Writing and Literature) comprise a suite of fully articulated courses. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Writing and Literature will lead to entry into either the Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing or the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) with up to 4 credit points for credit transfer. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing or equivalent will lead to entry into the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) with up to 8 credit points for credit transfer.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.
|Graduate Certificate of Professional Writing (A561)|