Master of Writing

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Written Communication

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Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will able to apply advanced skills in writing to a range of professional, technical, organisational, community, and creative contexts. They will be able to write effectively within a range of registers and genres, and for a range of purposes; to respond to the requirements of different audiences and media; to engage the creative dimensions of professional writing and the professional dimensions of creative writing; to undertake research relevant to their writing tasks; to analyse critically the writing of others and apply what they discover to their own writing; and to provide advanced editorial advice for other writers.

What graduates earn

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

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$53,000

Median earnings two years after study

$61,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

78%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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The Piki Ake Kake Ake Scholarship

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

$1,000

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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

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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

Sources

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