CURTIN Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing) and (Visual Culture)

Open Universities Australia (OUA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS:

Draft up and edit your writing career that combines art and culture. Get critical and gain perspective about writing in various forms and for diverse genres. Visualise contemporary art and design. Brush up on your critical art evaluation skills. The Curtin University Professional Writing and Publishing degree prepares students for writing careers in the private, public and creative sectors through the study and practice of a range of different writing forms, including feature articles, speeches, reports, discussion papers, travel writing, history, humour, writing for the internet, promotional writing, creative non-fiction and media releases. In the Visual Culture major students explore the history and theories of art and learn to critically evaluate how art informs our world. Students are also trained in practices of seeing and representation through technical and intuitive skills based in drawing.

Subjects

  • Professional Writing and Publishing
  • Visual Culture

Standard entry requirements

Successful study through OUA – either: Successful completion of four OUA degree level units at pass level (this satisfies the English language proficiency requirement) OR Successful completion of two OUA degree level units with separate evidence of English proficiency is required. Higher Education – Successful completion of one full time semester (four standard units) towards an Undergraduate or higher level of study at an Australian University (separate evidence of English proficiency is not required). Secondary Education – Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) 70 or equivalent. Students must have English ATAR, Literature ATAR or English as an Additional Language/Dialect ATAR. To determine your eligibility for entry please refer to Interstate Year 12 and IB Students, TISC Tertiary Institutions Service Centre link http://www.tisc.edu.au/static/guide/prerequisites-comparsion.tisc. VET Studies – Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma or Advanced Diploma or Associate Diploma. You may also be eligible for credit toward your university study. Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate IV and evidence of English proficiency.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Curtin OUA Domestic: $19,680
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