Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Publishing in University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast

Campus: Queensland

Duration: 3 years

Intake: July

*Fee: A$23,200.00 (11, 43,482) per year

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Bachelor of Arts is a degree that covers a broad range of areas along this you can study the areas that don’t have their proper and specialised degrees. B.A gives you an opportunity to specialise in atleast two areas of your interest and choice and shape your career accordingly. At University of the Sunshine Coast, while doing Bachelors of Arts, you can cover up areas like creative writing, geography, history, drama and languages.

This degree has been designed in a manner that a student gets to have enhancement of their critical, creative, innovative and lateral skills. The learning is work integrated learning via which students are also exposed to the industry and are helped to develop the contacts which could help them to land at their career-destination.

The students choose to study Creative Writing and Publishing, will be studying the following 8 courses:

  1. Playing with Words: an Introduction to Creative Writing Craft
  2. Playing with Genre
  3. Writing for Young Adults
  4. Creative Writing for the Illustrated Book
  5. Writing the Short Story
  6. Writing Poetry

Select any two (+2):

  • Editing for the Communications Professional
  • Creative Writing and Editing for Publication
  • Reality Bites: An Exploration of Non-Fiction
  • Wonder worlds: An Exploration of English Literature
    Career Outcomes:

  • Content Writer
  • Writer
  • Communication Professional
  • Editor
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed high secondary studies may apply for Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing & Publishing in the University of the Sunshine Coast.

    English Proficiency Requirement

    1. IELTS Academic: Overall Band Score 6.0 not less than 5.5.
    2. TOEFL: iBT 76/ pBT 550
    3. PTE: Overall 50 Score not less than 50

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