Professional and creative writing

Writers have never been more in demand. Writers use the most basic, flexible and powerful of technologies - language and the ability to tell stories. This postgraduate course will provide you with further skills to enhance your writing career.

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Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing, Melbourne Burwood Campus
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Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Course information for: Local Students International Students
Bachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing) Course information for: Local Students International Students
Bachelor of Arts Course information for: Local Students International Students
Postgraduate degrees
Graduate Certificate of Children's Literature Course information for: Local Students International Students
Graduate Certificate of Literary Studies Course information for: Local Students International Students
Graduate Certificate of Professional Writing Course information for: Local Students International Students
Graduate Diploma of Children's Literature Course information for: Local Students International Students
Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies Course information for: Local Students International Students
Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing Course information for: Local Students International Students
Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) Course information for: Local Students International Students
Master of Communication Course information for: Local Students International Students

Why study at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career
 
Students will be given practical experience in the process of writing and revision, and will develop an understanding of the requirements of writing and editing for different readerships.
The course encompasses studies in:

  • Creative non-fiction
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Editing
  • Scriptwriting

Learn from the best
 
Deakin staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Deakin's professional writing courses looks at various forms of professional writing and editing. Created specifically for graduates of other disciplines, the writing program has an emphasis on helping students develop the skills required to prepare work for publication.



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