What you will learn
Develop your strengths, your critical eye, your knowledge of how the writing business works, and discover where you fit in the vast landscape of writing. Become part of a vibrant writing community.
Students may write and submit work in English or te reo Māori.
More detail about this programme
You can enrol on the New Zealand Diploma in Writing for Creative Industries as a one year, full-time diploma, or as a part-time student. This course is delivered online.
The online writing courses are designed to build on one another, starting with Short Fiction I. You can also do the Diploma part-time as long as it’s finished within three years. Each course is worth 15 credits.
NCEA Level 3 or equivalent qualification/work experience or New Zealand Certificate in Creative Writing (Level 4), and evidence of ability based on portfolio and interview.
The programme is suitable for school leavers and recommended secondary school subjects and levels and/or vocational pathways are English, Creative Writing, Social Studies, History, Geography, Media Studies and the Sciences.
Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)
This qualification is offered by Whitireia
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