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Creative Writing, B.A.

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University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
If you like to express yourself creatively through writing, this major will help enhance your skills across a range of writing styles, such as fiction, poetry and writing for performance, as well as emerging and experimental genres.

About

You’ll be encouraged to improve your critical awareness and develop all the relevant professional skills required of an author in the digital age. Each week, you will benefit from the advice and support of our tutors, many of whom are acclaimed authors, and through critical engagement with a talented peer group.

You may also get the opportunity to have your work published through Curtin’s online journal, Sitelines.

Humanities Associate Professor, Kim Scott, is recognised as one of Australia’s top literary talents and won the prestigious 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award for his novel, That Deadman Dance.

Creative writing is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

When coupled with Advertising you can complete this major as part of our Bachelor of Arts or our Bachelor of Commerce. Your choice will determine your core units.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing Poetry
  • Writing Short Fiction
  • Experimental Writing
  • Writing for Performance
  • Writing Long Fiction
  • Writing for Children
  • Writing Genre Fiction
  • Creative Writing Supervised Project

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency
For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

Fee information is not available for this course at this time.

Funding

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