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CF08 - Master of Letters

Overview

At a glance

Study the Master of Letters to turn your interest in creative writing into expertise. This course provides an opportunity to engage in structured reading, research and writing under the guidance of an individual supervisor.

Study modes Online
Units/credits 6/48
Availability Online Study
Duration 3 years part-time

Career opportunities

On completion of this course, graduates will be equipped with advanced knowledge and skills to expand their career in the field of creative writing.

Details

Summary

Study the Master of Letters to turn your interest in creative writing into expertise. This course provides an opportunity to engage in structured reading, research and writing under the guidance of an individual supervisor. The course is available by online study, enabling you to balance work, family and study commitments.

Why Study Arts and Humanities at CQUniversity

CQUniversity offers courses in humanities, psychology and social sciences in the areas of arts, professional communication, social work, psychology and human services.

These courses are dynamic and diverse,providing a solid basis for a range of career options. Our courses assist in developing your critical-thinking skills, oral and written communication techniques, research ability and capacity for further independent study.

Work experience and practical projects have also been integrated into many of our courses to ensure that your learning is relevant to your chosen career and provides you with the skills you will need in the workforce.

Our lecturers and academics are leaders in their respective fields and bring a wealth of practical knowledge and real-life experience from which you can learn. Our courses have been designed as a way to launch your career or to allow you to pursue specialist postgraduate studies and higher research degrees, which are also offered at CQUniversity.

Structure and assessment

Program Structure

You are required to complete four compulsory core units and two research dissertation units.

Course information

For example courses you could study as part of the Master of Letters program please click here.

If you have any questions regarding this program, call 13 27 86.

Credit transfer information

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

Entry requirements

Course Requirements

To successfully complete your studies, you may be required to demonstrate that you can meet course requirements associated with your course. For more information on these course requirements please view the ‘Course Requirements’ section found under the ‘What do I need to start?’ page under the ‘Getting Started’ tab of the Student Handbook . Additional information on student placements and work integrated learning can also be found in the Student Handbook, on the ‘Course Features’ page under ‘Getting Started’.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution. Entry into this course is dependent on supervisor availability and is subject to approval by the Head of Course.

English Requirements

International Students

If you have English as your second language (international or domestic students born outside of Australia, Canada, NZ, UK, Ireland, South Africa or USA), you need to meet different English language proficiency requirements depending on the level of study and/or program you wish to undertake. Visit our English requirements page for more details.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Degree-level students should check their Offer Letter to confirm the type of place they have been offered as this determines which fees apply to their enrolment. Students offered

  • Commonwealth supported places are liable to pay Student Contributions;
  • domestic full-fee places are liable to pay Tuition Fees;
  • international full-fee places are liable to pay International Tuition Fees.

In addition to these fees, degree-level students pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee. NOTE: Some students who are exempt from paying Student Contributions and Tuition Fees, e.g. Research Higher Degree candidates, will be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee.

Fees are calculated upon enrolment, and recalculated after any enrolment change made prior to census date. Fees are also recalculated after administrative changes or updates are made to a student record, e.g. changes to citizenship status or Fee Liability Category.

Once calculated, fees can be viewed by logging into MyCentre, which also allows students to view and print Fee Notices on demand. The due date for payment is detailed on the Fee Notice.

PLEASE NOTE that paper Fee Notices are not issued by CQUniversity – students must access their Fee Notices in MyCentre.

For current degree-level fee schedules and information about HELP schemes, please select from the following:

Scholarships

Please see our Scholarships site for scholarships that you may be interested in.

How to Apply

Applying

You've made an excellent choice. Now that you've decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we're here to assist you every step of the way.

You can apply to study Master of Letters by clicking the Apply Now button below.

Apply Now

For Western Australia applicants please use our Apply WA portal.

Should you require any assistance please contact our Student Advice team by calling 13 27 86 or send us an email via http://contactus.cqu.edu.au.

For more information on applying for Master of Letters, please click here.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

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Key dates

16 JAN
Online Chat Session
07 FEB
Online Chat Session
18 DEC
Perth Change of Preference Event