Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

The writing program at The University of Canberra is the oldest tertiary writing program in Australia, with a long and established record of excellence. The Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) is staffed by award winning, industry-active novelists, poets, screenwriters, editors and publishers who will help the student emerge with a portfolio of dynamic, creative and professional work. Students have the opportunity to experiment in different modes of creative writing including prose fiction, poetry, writing for young people, screenwriting, and narrative nonfiction. Students will learn to build narratives, craft language and hone critical skills. In addition to lectures, seminars and tutorials students will learn through project work, mentorships, professional experience, and have opportunities for international study. The specialist major in creative writing will provide students with a broad and flexible set of skills and knowledge that you can carry with you to all manner of workplaces.


72 credit points


  • Creative Writing

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.0, and a score of not less than 7.0 in both reading and writing.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $84,600 No information available Yes No information available

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