Griffith University

Graduate Certificate in Creative and Professional Writing

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The program offers postgraduate training in writing as a preparation for creative and professional practice and/or advanced study. The program fosters skills needed for work as a creative writer, social commentator or narrative journalist and for careers in speech writing, public advocacy, information and media communication.You will gain certified expertise in the theory and practice of creative writing and be introduced to the international cross-currents of writing and information publishing industries. You will develop the techniques of creative and professional written expression, learn concepts and methods in creative research and gain the foundations for advanced study in writing and related fields.


  • Advanced Public Writing
  • Advanced Research in Creative Writing
  • Writing Contemporary Fiction
  • Writing Creative Nonfiction: Places, People and Journey

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

This program is designed as a pathway to either a coursework or research-based Masters degree

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $11,250 No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $11,250 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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