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Master of Writing

  • Masters (Coursework)

For students with an interest in professional, academic, creative, and technical writing, this coursework-based Master's degree allows students to specialise and deepen their expertise.Students will apply skills of advanced textual analysis and...

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
12 - 18 months full-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$11,303 per year
International Fees
$39,000 per year

About this course

For students with an interest in professional, academic, creative, and technical writing, this coursework-based Master's degree allows students to specialise and deepen their expertise.Students will apply skills of advanced textual analysis and written communication to a wide range of contexts, audiences, and styles, and also connect their studies to the community and the workplace. By bringing together a diverse range of writing modes, graduates of the Master of Writing degree will be set up for diverse careers, from creative industries to business and government. Students of this highly versatile degree will study, produce, and be assessed on their professional, technical, and fiction and non-fiction writing.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

Graduates of this applied Master's degree will be able to:

  • apply advanced skills in writing to a range of professional, technical, organisational, community, and creative contexts;
  • write effectively within a range of registers and genres, and for a range of purposes;
  • respond to the requirements of different audiences and media;
  • engage the creative dimensions of professional writing and the professional dimensions of creative writing;
  • undertake research relevant to their writing tasks;
  • analyse critically the writing of others and apply what they discover to their own writing;
  • provide editorial advice for other writers;
  • understand and articulate the implications of being a writer in Aotearoa New Zealand/Niu Sila, especially in regard to te ao me te reo Māori, and the Pasifika philosophy of teu le va.
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