Master of Arts in Writing and Literature

Deakin University

Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Master of Arts in Writing and Literature
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Students can hone their expertise in writing and literature and gain practical tools in critical analysis, editing, and research
  • The course provides lots of exposure to industry work, trends, and opportunities, better-preparing students for the current and future needs of the field
  • This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework
  • Students can choose from four study specializations to create a unique degree:
    • Children’s literature
    • Creative writing
    • Literary studies
    • Professional writing
  • Depending on students professional experience and previous qualifications, the Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) is typically 1, 1.5 or 2 years duration:
    • 1-year full time (2 years part-time) – 8 credit points
    • 1.5; years full time (3 years part-time) – 12 credit points
    • 2 years full time (4 years part-time) – 16 credit points
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1828534 INR
Hostel & Meals755420 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Transportation102084 INR
Total887176 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Entry will be based on performance in:
    • A Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline OR
    • Other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
ExamsTOEFL: 79
  • Minimum 21 in the writing section

IELTS: 6.5
  • With no band score less than 6.0

PTE: 58
  • No less than 50 in each skill

Additional info
  • ELP requirements can be waived off if applicants study at an institution within a non-English speaking country, but where English is the language of instruction and assessment for the whole institution, completed no more than 5 years prior to enrolment at Deakin has successfully completed 2 academic years of full-time study at a Bachelor degree level equivalent or higher, with a minimum WAM of 55
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