Master of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing

Master of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: Late September
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: March, July
International tuition: A$26,760
Domestic tuition: A$22,360

Program overview

The Writing and Research Centre at Western Sydney University offers a challenging, rigorous coursework and project-based Master’s degree, combining criticism and creative work and leading to a Master of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing. The centre is unique in Australia in the way it combines scholarship, authorship and expertise in publishing. The centre includes some of Australia’s most celebrated writers (such as the novelists Gail Jones and Alexis Wright) and widely published literary scholars and critics with international reputations (such as Ivor Indyk, Hazel Smith, Chris Andrews, and Anthony Uhlmann).

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Completion of a Bachelor's degree or a three year Diploma in an appropriate discipline from a recognised tertiary institution If you have undertaken studies in another country you may need to provide proof of proficiency in English

Career opportunities

Cultural analysis Literature Communications

Campus location

Rydalmere , Australia

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