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Writing PhD Unit Set


Writing research at ECU focuses on the development of a body of creative work alongside an exegesis, fusing practice and theory with critical analysis.

Specific postgraduate research topics are developed in conjunction with the postgraduate coordinator or potential supervisor, however applications are particularly encouraged from those with an interest in: Theories and practices of writing and editing, including fiction, poetry, prose-poetry, lifewriting, therapeutic writing, writing for children and young adults, essays and exegetical writing. Memory, mourning, and literary responses to war. Ecological approaches, regionality and place writing. Exile, immigration, silence, grief and loss. The Armenian Genocide, comparative genocide, and the artistic legacy of genocide.

Special entry requirements

All applicants are required to provide a folio. of creative and critical writing (approximately 5000 words) with their course application. It is desirable that all applicants do not contact potential supervisors before applying. Applicants will be matched with a suitable supervisor if successful in gaining course admission.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online


Important notes

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Graduates may find employment in publishing, editing, teaching, speech writing, report writing, journalism, literary writing.

This PhD Unit Set can be studied in the following courses

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