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Deakin’s online courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

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Where could a Deakin degree take you?

Find out which writing and literature course is right for you.

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+10,600 advertising and marketing professionals
+2,500 journalists and other writers
+600 authors and editors
Industry internships available

Join a growing profession

Learn from our academics that are industry practitioners including published authors. Gain industry experience, work on projects and produce content for digital and written publications. Employment of journalists and other writers is predicted to grow by 10%.² Clearly and quickly communicate ideas in the workplace with honed writing skills.

Our interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you

Study online and take full control over how you study.
You can study online and on-campus, too.

Flexible online learning

Our flexible degrees let you continue your career while you study. You can learn at your own pace, when and where it suits you, without compromising quality or support.

  • 80%

    of Deakin students found studying had a positive impact on their career. 5

  • 90%

    of graduates say they’d recommend studying at Deakin to family, friends or colleagues.5

Where could a writing degree take you?

Learn how to craft the written word and be an in-demand skilled communicator. Read how Deakin has helped recent writing and literature graduates prepare for their careers.

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Anna Hayman-Arif

Bachelor of Professional and Creative Writing^

The internships are definitely a great way to gain industry experience. I completed two of these, one at the Jaipur Literature Festival and one as a copywriter, I highly recommend these to everyone. I learnt so much about the writing industry, different cultures and literature in general.

^course is now titled Bachelor of Creative Arts

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Lou Verga

Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)

Creative practice can be a complicated thing. To feel safe and feel like the teachers supported my creative development was really valuable. The skills I learnt through Deakin’s Master of Arts (Writing and Literature) helped me become a published poet.

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Coral Reeve

Master of Arts (Writing and Literature)

I studied online and the lecturers were great to speak to and were always prompt with answering questions and feedback. The supervision received was also very insightful. My supervisor allowed me to be creative with my thesis, while keeping the writing within the thesis marking guidelines.

Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

You can confidently choose Deakin - for the past 40 years we’ve been perfecting distance and online learning.

Ready to launch a career you love?

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