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Professional Writing, B.A.

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  • 48 months
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Overview

The Professional Writing degree at Woodbury University helps students who are passionate about clear and effective writing become the information architects, document designers and cross-cultural communicators needed by industries, businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations.

Professional writing means making complex ideas, processes or procedures understandable. Most professional writing takes place in exciting, information-driven environments.

The Professional Writing degree prepares students to be imaginative and ethical writers ready to work individually and collaboratively in a variety of workplace environments and cultural contexts, including the STEM, corporate, financial and nonprofit sectors; consulting, publishing and journalism; government and law; and education and the arts.

Accreditation

WSCUC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Art History Course
  • Environmental Studies
  • Digital Composition
  • Ethical Systems
  • Social Science Course
  • Civic Engagement
  • Blogging Social Media

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

    Get a free IELTS practice test

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

GPA Requirement is 2.50 minimum for all programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18441 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18441 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burbank

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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