36 months
30500 AUD/year
11122 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Write your own creative future. Study Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) at Flinders University.  

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Prepare to work as an editor, researcher, freelance writer, publisher or author in both new and traditional fields. You will acquire vital professional skills, an understanding of the Australian publishing industry, and a strong work ethic for a rewarding career in an exciting arena.

Why study Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing)  at Flinders University ?  

  • Explore a range of genres, and discover new strengths in different writing styles
  • Explore a broad range of topics including literary studies, fiction and editing, and learn to design work for a range of audiences in relevant formats
  • Gain high-level knowledge of the processes involved in producing creative work and have the opportunity to implement these processes in your specific field
  • Be mentored and inspired by published and award-winning writers
  • Connect with a range of industry professionals to develop key contacts

Potential occupations include:

  • freelance writer
  • publishing assistant
  • copywriter
  • editorial assistant
  • researcher.

Programme Structure

A typical first year may include:

  • Developing an understanding of literary genres, epochs, characters, etc.
  • Workshop classes exclusive to the degree to develop your creative writing skills. 
  • Developing multimedia skills and study elective topics.
  • Writing workshop skills developed to allow you to evaluate your own and others’ writing.
  • A range of option topics covering different literary genres and epochs are available to study.  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to submit a written statement, CV and a creative portfolio and submit a signed coversheet.    
  • If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.
  • If you don’t meet our academic entry requirements, you can still gain entry to Flinders University through academic pathways programs provided by the Flinders International Study Centre.
  • CRICOS code 043145E 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30500 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    11122 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11122 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 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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