Master of Writing
- Degree Structure - Duration
- 12–18 months full-time
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For anyone with an interest in professional, academic, creative, and technical writing, this coursework-based Master’s degree allows you to specialise and deepen your expertise.
You will apply skills of advanced textual analysis and written communication to a wide range of contexts, audiences, and styles, and also connect your studies to the community and the workplace. By bringing together a diverse range of writing modes, graduates of the Master of Writing degree will be set up for diverse careers, from creative industries to business and government.
Students of this highly versatile degree will study, produce, and be assessed on their professional, technical, and fiction and non-fiction writing.
You should have achieved at least a B Grade Point Average in 300-level courses in your undergraduate degree, which should have also had a strong written component.
If English is your additional language, you will also need to provide evidence of your English language ability as IELTS (Academic) 6.5, with no individual score below 6.5. Preference will be given to those with a score of 7 or over.
You can enrol online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.
For an information and inquiry form, see the Department of English website.
Graduates of this applied Master’s degree will be able to:
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Within the MWRIT you will complete 180 points of coursework, including one 60-point project.
This can be completed in 1 year or up to 18 months of full-time study, or up to 3 years part-time.
For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Writing.