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Words, words, words. They’re everywhere, and the particular way they’re strung together not only educates and informs, but inspires new experiences and ideas – the words we read can open up worlds.

If you’ve got a gift for constructing sentences worth reading, then a career as a writer could be a good move.

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  • Documentary Scriptwriting

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    Online

    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    In this online Documentary Scriptwriting unit, students will learn about the history of documentaries and documentary topics, as well as how to research, write and propose scripts.
  • FlexiTrack

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    Pursue your study goals and prepare for entry into an undergraduate degree at Murdoch University with their FlexiTrack program.

  • Writing the Zeitgeist

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    FEE-HELP

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    This online Writing the Zeitgeist unit from Curtin University introduces the significance of writing, creating and reflecting the spirit of the times across relevant genres.
  • Classic Australian Novels

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    FEE-HELP

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    Griffith University's online unit in Classic Australian Novels offers an introduction to Australian literature.
  • Graduate Certificate of Arts (Writing)

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    FEE-HELP, Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    This online Graduate Certificate of Arts (Writing) course with Swinburne University will equip you with the skills to be able to write in a range of different genres as well as media.

  • Writing, Editing and Publishing

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    FEE-HELP

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    Writing, Editing and Publishing is an online unit offered by Curtin University, equipping students with a practical introduction to all aspects of editing.

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