Creative Writing and Literature
Learning to write begins with reading.
We understand written content is at the heart of popular culture and the economy. We also know the value of literature as a model in developing your own writing. That’s why we offer creative writing and literature at Swinburne.
Creative writing and literature is an opportunity to explore diverse examples of literature – both as readers and writers. We provide these texts as examples for creating your own stories in various genres and forms. You’ll also develop expertise in the art of writing and critique.
Take on a Grand Challenge
Is the Great Australian Dream of a quarter acre block dead? Will we be renters for life? How can we afford decent housing? In her final-year Grand Challenges project, Joanna Hajjar (pictured) wrestled with those questions and developed solutions alongside experts and fellow students.
You too could dive into a Grand Challenge of your own, covering topics like sustainable cities or digital transformations in collaboration with the Centre for Urban Transitions.
The Swinburne Advantage
We turn knowing into know-how.
We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.
Starting in 2016, we’re expanding access to our Work Integrated Learning opportunities. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.
Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.
You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.
We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduate students from 2016.
Creative writing and literature courses