60 months
779 AUD/credit 37392 AUD/year
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This combined Bachelor degrees in Communication (Creative Writing) - International Studies degree at the University of Technology Sydney combines a professional degree with immersion in another language and culture, enhancing professional training and career options.     

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Focussing on both creative process and creative output across all forms of writing, this degree combines the core elements of writing technique with industry practice, critical thinking and collaborative learning.  

Taught by a team of experienced writers, publishers, scholars and industry professionals, this course will prepare the student for a wide range of careers and opportunities, including writing and editing, story developing and world building, teaching and researching, and other industries where writing and communicating lie at the heart of the role.  

The combined Bachelor degrees in Communication (Creative Writing) - International Studies degree at the University of Technology Sydney  seeks to augment the value of the creative writing degree by broadening awareness and understanding of another language and culture. 

Students gain practical experience and theoretical engagement in the discipline of contemporary creative writing. They apply their skills across a number of key genres and narrative forms. An emphasis on critical skills leading towards the development of independent writing projects prepares students for professional practice.


Graduates work as fiction and non-fiction writers in anthologies, magazines and newspapers, and for literary journals and online presses. They also work as screenwriters, story developers and communication professionals. 

Graduates also become teachers and researchers, many undertaking postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Citizenship and Communication 
  • Fictional Forms
  • Digital Literacies 
  • Imagining the Real  
  • Narrative and Theory
  • Foundations in International Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 087767M    

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 779 AUD per credit during 60 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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