Creative Writing Postgraduate Coursework Program

Teaching in this program is undertaken by permanent members of the academic staff, including a number who are creative writers, Ms Judith Beveridge and Associate Professor Kate Lilley. There are also substantial contributions from other published writers and translators. In recent years, for example, the following visiting writers have participated: Tom Keneally, M.T.C. Cronin, Robert Gray, Kate Grenville, J.S. Harry, David Malouf, Stephen Sewell, Ursula Dubosarsky, Nicholas Parsons, Libby Hathorn, Hsu-ming Teo, Stephen Schedding, Frank Moorhouse, John Tranter, and Delia Falconer.

The aim of this program is to allow students to develop their own writing skills through structured workshops led by leading practitioners in the various genres. Additional interaction with recently published and well-known writers and representatives from the publishing industry is offered, as well as the critical study of current trends in poetry and prose.

Programs offered are:

Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing
Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing
Master of Creative Writing

Units of Study

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