Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)
Course summary for international students
2016 course information
|Award granted||Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)|
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
|Deakin course code||A764|
Deakin’s Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) offers study in a unique combination of literary and creative writing options, together with the possibility for cross-disciplinary explorations and specialisations in the areas of Children's Literature, Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Professional Writing.
The course is delivered in both located and Cloud (online) study modes, employing flexible, blended teaching and learning methodologies and offering you a broad range of options to design your own program to suit your interests.
This course is designed to broaden the skills of those working as teachers, librarians and writers, as well as professionals working in associated fields such as publishing and promotion. The course is also suitable if you are seeking a qualification to refocus your career options.
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To qualify for the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature), a student must successfully complete 16 credit points of study comprising:
- 7 credit points of core units
- 6 credit points of study in either of the following configurations:
- 6 credit points of crossdisciplinary study comprising ALW740, ALL743, 2 credit points of Literature units (Children's Literature and/or Literary Studies), and 2 credit points of units of Writing units (Creative Writing and/or Professional Writing)
- 3 credit points of elective units
Core units in theories of writing and literature and critical and creative methods:
|ALX705||Critical and Creative Research Methods|
|ALX726||Masters Research Theory A|
|ALX727||Masters Research Theory B|
Core units in critical, professional and/or creative research:
|ALX722||Masters Research Project A|
|ALX723||Masters Research Project B|
|ALX724||Masters Research Project C|
|ALX725||Masters Research Project D|
Electives are to be chosen from units in the specialisations of the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) or Master of Communication.
Note: The unit ACC700 is also available.
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