Master of Writing

MWrit

  • English-generic-pen

Duration

12-18 months full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees

NZD $10,863

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

12-18 months full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

For students with an interest in professional, academic, creative and technical writing, this new coursework-based master’s degree allows students to specialise and deepen their expertise.

Students will apply skills of advanced textual analysis and written communication to a wide range of contexts, audiences, and styles, and also connect their studies to the community and the workplace. By bringing together a diverse range of writing modes, graduates of the new Master of Writing degree will be set up for diverse careers, from business to government.

Students of this new highly versatile degree will study, produce, and be assessed on their professional, technical, and fiction and non-fiction writing.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Writing.

For study planning help contact the Department of English or the College of Arts:

College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3377
Email artsdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz