University of Canberra

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.

Structure

72 credit points

Subjects

  • Creative Writing

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $87,000
  • ATAR: 60
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