48 months
749 AUD/credit 35952 AUD/year
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This Communication (Creative Writing) - Teaching in Secondary Education course at University of Technology Sydney combines practical experience and theoretical engagement in communication, media and contemporary creative writing with a teacher education course to teach English in NSW secondary schools.  

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Students may also qualify as teachers of English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) or Society & Culture - Human Society and its Environment (HSIE). Students earn both an undergraduate Bachelor of Communication and a postgraduate Master of Teaching in Secondary Education in four (4) years of full-time study.

The Communication (Creative Writing) - Teaching in Secondary Education course at University of Technology Sydney is suitable for high-school leavers and provides a grounding in disciplinary studies before students learn, through pedagogical and curriculum subjects, how to apply their knowledge and skills in a secondary school context.


Career options include secondary teaching (years 7–12) in English, as well as English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EALD) and Society and Culture in a public or private school, locally or internationally (subject to meeting relevant employer requirements).

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication core
  • Creative Writing
  • Society and Culture stream / Communication electives
  • Secondary Education core
  • Specialisation Choice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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192 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 102566B 

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

Tuition Fee

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    35952 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 749 AUD per credit during 48 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
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