Our creative writing and literature courses don’t just train your ability to write creatively. Our writing classes teach you to expand your literary horizons and think in entirely new ways so you can create exciting, bold and innovative works of art.

Sharpen your ability to edit and critique through a creative writing and literature degree at Swinburne and learn to confidently and accurately use the English language to explain complex ideas and notions. 

With that grounding, you’ll be able to bring your creative writing skills to any professional or artistic endeavour. Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Graduate with real industry experience you can put on your resume by taking on Swinburne’s Work Integrated Learning and workplace training programs.