Bachelor of Creative Industries (Creative Writing and Publishing)

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Turn your love of words and stories into a career with this industry-focused creative writing degree. Taught by award-winning authors, book illustrators and designers, you will hone your writing and storytelling skills while building a portfolio of work across a variety of styles and genres. Be introduced to a wide variety of creative-writing styles and genres, including novels, short stories, poetry, screenwriting, and writing for children and young adults.Study with award-winning writers, book illustrators and designers who are actively involved in the business of writing. Build your portfolio and develop industry-ready skills in editing, publishing, and book promotion. Choose to expand your career options with a choice of electives in journalism, English literature, teaching, and design.


  • 23 subjects: 15 core subjects
  • 8 electives.


  • Creative writing and publishing

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Year 12 English is recommended

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
USC Online International: $73,200
  • ATAR: 55
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
USC Sunshine Coast International: $73,200
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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