The Graduate Diploma in Arts is a one year full time equivalent award intended for graduates seeking to build upon an existing undergraduate qualification by specialising in a chosen area including English and Creative Writing
Master of Creative Writing (Research)
The Master of Creative Writing is a three semester equivalent full time award affording students the opportunity to become part of a community of writers and develop their skills to a professional level. The program culminates in the production of a 48,000 word major work of supervised creative and academic research, in which students demonstrate their mastery of the craft and their understanding of their own writing in relation to historical and contemporary literary milieus. Graduates are well placed to pursue a professional career in the writing and publishing sector, and/or undertake doctorate level research in the creative arts.
Bachelor of Arts major in Creative Writing
The Bachelor of Arts is a 3 year full time equivalent award introducing students to a broad range of knowledge and enquiry underpinning our society and culture, within the context of a Christian worldview. With this degree you may choose to include a major in Creative Writing.
Art graduates have in the past established careers in a wide range of areas, such as publishing, journalism, book writing, advertising and media
The English Honours program includes a creative writing unit (not offered every year), and the option of a creative writing topic for the Honours Research Project. The University’s Cultural Environment and Heritage program provides for a limited number of creative writing placements in Tasmanian cultural institutions.
The Master of Arts (English) can be undertaken with a creative writing topic.
Undergraduate Degree With Subjects In Creative Writing:
The School of English, Journalism and European Languages offers creative writing units at undergraduate level as part of a Bachelor of Arts. These units include Writing Short Fiction and Writing Tasmania.