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Creative Writing degrees in Australia

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Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) Bachelor

RMIT University Australia

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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Creative Writing) Bachelor Degree

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Australia

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Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) Bachelors

University of Canberra Australia

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Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) Bachelor Degree

University of Southern Queensland Australia

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Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Creative Writing in Australia

Study a Creative Writing degree in Australia in 2024

If you love to write, then pursuing a higher education in creative writing will give you a fantastic opportunity to expand on your writing skills and pursue a career in writing. Genres such as poetry, fiction, non-fiction and writing for stage and TV can be covered in your studies and you will be able to build up a body of work and a writing style all of your own.

Graduates of degrees in creative writing can go on to become published novelists, creators of screenplays for TV & film, work in video game story creation, work in journalism and much more.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Fundamental writing techniques
  • Writing for screen (TV & Film)
  • Poetry
  • Research for writing
  • Writing for children and adults
  • Studying writing genres

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

See our detailed guide to studying in Australia for international students.

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