Master of Arts - Creative Writing (By Research)

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

The Master of Arts (Creative Writing) is a research degree designed for published creative writers in any genre who wish to advance their academic and creative skills.

Designed for

Creative writers in any genre


  • Taken in English, in any creative writing genre approved by the Board of the Graduate Research School. Independent, supervised creative writing and research towards the preparation of a thesis on a topic related to one or more aspects of the creative work. At the end of the program, students must present for examination a piece or pieces of creative writing prose, poetry or drama, which must demonstrate technical accomplishment and imaginative resource
  • and a thesis of 15,000 words on a topic related to one or more aspects of the work presented.


  • Creative writing of prose, poetry or drama

Standard entry requirements

BA (Hons), or equivalent research capacity, folio of creative writing of which a third has been published, critical essay (2000-3000 words)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley International: $67,600 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest scholarships and education news
You must agree before submitting.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the conversation