Graduate Diploma of Writing


This course is not available to international students.
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The constant need for content in print, digital, film, and broadcast media means that writers are in greater demand than ever before. This course aims to build on the skills developed in the Graduate Certificate of Arts (Writing) in order to further specialise student’s skills to an industry ready level in preparation for creative, professional, and academic publication opportunities.

Graduates will have advanced knowledge of industry and creative practices and be able to critically apply this knowledge and skills across a range of specialisations in the field of professional and creative writing.

The Graduate Diploma of Writing forms the second stage in a three-stage nested suite of programs consisting of:


The course is delivered off-campus via Open Universities Australia, therefore completion of the various units is self paced.


Online (Study Period 1, Study Period 2, Study Period 3) - View application and start dates

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  • Online

2023 Start Dates

Study Period 3 - 28 August 2023

2024 Start Dates

Study Period 3 - 26 August 2024
Study Period 2 - 27 May 2024
Study Period 1 - 26 February 2024