Develop a script, poetry, fiction or non-fiction manuscript through individual mentoring from well-known professionals

Programme Overview

Complete a fiction, poetry, script or non-fiction manuscript  to a standard appropriate for submission to a publisher or equivalent. Receive excellent mentoring and assessment from experienced writers and valuable feedback from work-shopping with other students.

You can enrol on the Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing as a a stand alone one year, full-time Diploma, or as year three of the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Creative Writing).

Programme Outline

Work with your core tutor on:

  • craft and technique within your chosen genre
  • strengthening the idea
  • taking imaginative risk
  • understanding the writing process
  • planning and research
  • reading and critique within your selected genre
  • rewriting and editing
  • knowledge and appreciation of the publishing/production process

Each genre is delivered in a slightly different way; however all involve structured classes, tutor support and a large amount of self-directed time for writing.


IELTS Academic score of 6.0  (with no band less than 5.5).

Great Nation NZ offers practical guidance to students on enrolling for the Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing course at the Wellington Institute of Technology in New Zealand. To avail of our coaching contact us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or walking into one of our centers.