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Unlock your imagination, expand your creative thinking and polish your writing.
Inspiration, communication, and vocation are at the heart of Massey’s exciting Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing).
It offers you the chance to develop your writing so that it’s pitch-perfect for a variety of audiences.
You’ll enhance your critical thinking and master a wide range of transferable communication skills while pursuing your creative vision.
Creative writing offers you flexibility in writing original work in a variety of genres.
Learn to write fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, travel writing, and scripts for the stage and screen.
The university's award-winning teachers are internationally acclaimed writers in their own right.
They teach from their own first-hand experience in moving from idea to page, polishing their work, and sending it off to be published or performed.
Your third year has a vocational focus. You’ll develop your writing in a genre of your choice and learn how to submit it for publishing.
You’ll also have the opportunity to gain hands-on editing and publishing experience or facilitate a creative writing art project in your local community.
Students who have taken the university creative writing courses have gone on to publish poems, stories, essays, and books as well as winning some of New Zealand’s top writing prizes. Why not join them?
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,680|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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