The Master of Creative Writing (Research) allows students to become part of a community of writers and develop their skills to a professional level. Students initially undertake coursework in research methods and writing theory or practice, leading to a major work of supervised research comprising a 40,000 word Major Manuscript, plus an 8000 word critical exegesis, in which students demonstrate their mastery of the craft and understanding of their own writing in relation to historical and contemporary literary milieus.
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Course Duration: 1.5 years full time or equivalent part time.
Location: External (online)
On Campus: Adelaide
Intake: February and July
Students with an existing undergraduate degree (e.g. BA) with a GPA of at least 6 in a Creative Writing major are eligible for direct entry into the MCW.Students with an existing postgraduate degree in Creative Writing or an allied field (e.g. Graduate Diploma in Arts) with a GPA of at least 5.3 are also eligible for direct entry, and may receive up to 12 credit points Advance Standing.Admission to the MCW may also be granted on the basis of other evidence of significant academic and/or professional experience within Creative Writing or an allied field (e.g. Journalism, professional communication).Students with no or limited experience in creative writing are encouraged to commence their graduate studies in the area with the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Creative Writing).
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