Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing and Communication

POSTGRADUATE COURSE
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About This Course

The Graduate Certificate of Creative Writing and Communication (GCCWC) is designed to equip new and developing writers with the knowledge and skills needed to discern and pursue their creative call across a range of communication professions. Specifically intended for those with no prior qualification in the field, the GCCWC offers the flexibility to study a range of specific writing forms and genres. The course also includes an emphasis on creative theory and practice in light of the College’s underpinning Christian worldview.

Professional Outcomes

Blending theory and practice with industry insight, the GCCWC introduces students to the practicalities of writing, publishing and effective communication in today’s rapidly changing media environment. Graduates of the course build a portfolio of creative work as a basis for pursuing a range of professional writing and communication ventures as well as further study.

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Course Structure

4

Subject Totals

1

Core

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3

ELECTIVES

Core
Storytelling and Communication Foundations
Electives
Writing Fiction
Writing Poetry
Writing Creative Nonfiction
Writing for Children
Reading and Writing Genre Fiction A or B
Writing for Performance and Screens
Communication for Online and Digital Media
Literature and Christian Faith
Creative Writing Special Elective
Surviving Creativity
Media Culture and Meaning
Effective Creativity: Writer as Product

Where can I study?

You can study on-campus and fully online.

Adelaide – Millswood SA

Offered fully online

How long does it take?

6 months full-time or part-time equivalent.

What do I need for entry?

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Entry requirements for the GCCWC will include completion of an undergraduate AQF level 7 qualification (e.g. Bachelor of Arts). Demonstrated significant and relevant professional experience may also form the basis of a student’s admission to the award – please contact Head of Program for more information.

How much does it cost?

Learn more about
fees and available payment options.

When can I start?

Semester 1 – February
Semester 2 – July

Additional Information

 

COURSE CODE

TABOR: H_GCCW
SATAC: Not applicable

COURSE LEVEL
Postgraduate Course

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Email: enquiry@tabor.edu.au
Phone: 1300 482 267