Master of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing

Partnered with the prestigious London Consortium, the Sydney Consortium is a unique collaboration between the Writing and Society Research Group at Western Sydney University, and important Sydney cultural institutions (the Australian Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, State Library of NSW and the Sydney Writers' Festival).

Domestic

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Local
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationBankstown
Duration 1.5F / 3P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Apply Direct Code1831.2
UAC Code950611
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

COURSE SNAPSHOT

International
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationBankstown
Duration1.5F
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code1831.2 [CRICOS Code 086120C] 
Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

Partnered with the prestigious London Consortium, the Sydney Consortium is a unique collaboration between the Writing and Society Research Group at Western Sydney University, and important Sydney cultural institutions (the Australian Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, State Library of NSW and the Sydney Writers' Festival). 

We offer a challenging, rigorous coursework degree combining criticism and creativity leading to a Master of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Western Sydney. The Master of Arts mixes units related to events staged with our partners with the opportunity to work with some of Australia's leading writers, editors and critics in developing creative or critical work.

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

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Academic Profile

Professor Anthony Uhlmann

Anthony Uhlmann has been Director of the Writing and Society Research Centre since 2012. He is the author of two monographs on Samuel Beckett: Beckett and Poststructuralism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), and Samuel Beckett and the Philosophical Image (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). He also co-edited Arnold Geulincx's Ethics with Samuel Beckett's Notes (Leiden: Brill, 2006) and…

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How to apply

If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western (opens in a new window) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Law, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window).

Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.

You can manage your existing direct applications via the Western application portal (opens in a new window) or via UAC.(opens in a new window)

Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

If you are an international student, you need to apply through Western Sydney University International. Step by step instructions are available on the International Admissions pages.