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New Zealand Diploma in Creative Writing

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Written Communication

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with graduates who have a range of specialist writing skills and strategies that enable them to apply professional principles and practices to produce original writing outputs that meet the specific requirements of creative industries (the writing sector, publishing, broadcasting, and digital games and content), businesses and organisations.

This qualification is suitable for people who wish to work as professional writers in the creative writing industry, and for those already working in the industry who wish to gain formal recognition for their skills.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Communication and Media Studies at this level can earn:

$26,810

Median earnings one year after study

$33,033

Median earnings two years after study

$37,990

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

61%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Maori Education Trust: Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarships

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Value:

$3,500

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Fuji Xerox AUT Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology

Website:

http://www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$6,500 for 2018 and 2019$6,750 for 2020 and 2021

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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