Master of Creative Writing
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have the capacity and potential to produce creative writing of a professional standard. Graduates will also have the capacity to write critical reviews and essays at an appropriate level of accomplishment, and will have an understanding of the publishing or production processes appropriate to their chosen genre(s).
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor of Art, in Creative Writing, Expressive Arts, English, or equivalent, with a minimum B average over the 200 and 300-level majoring courses or; or a Bachelor of Arts with Honours, or a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Creative Writing, Expressive Arts, English, or equivalent, with a minimum B average over the qualification; plus a portfolio of work; a selction process applies.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$33,772 - $62,256|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||5%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
The For Better Initiative English and Foundation Pathways Bursary Award
Grant in Aid and Elizabeth A Cooper Award for Students with Disabilities
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.
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.