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Bachelor of Arts

Major In Writing

Students with a passion for writing will be offered the opportunity to develop skills in a range of genres of writing, as well as to nurture a capacity for creativity.

They will be able to study several areas of writing, such as autobiography, biography, poetry, drama, fiction, writing therapy and community writing.

Non-Standard Timetable Information (e.g. early start, weekend courses, etc)

This major will become progressively available online from 2014 onwards. Students commencing study in this major and who are eligible for advanced standing, may be required to complete units on campus.

Related careers

Editor, Publisher, Reviewer, Novelist, Poet, Playwright, Speechwriter, Dramaturge, Copywriter, Community Writing Facilitator

Major structure

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

Students with a passion for writing will be offered the opportunity to develop skills in a range of genres, as well as to nurture a capacity for creativity. Students will be able to study several areas of writing, such as autobiography and biography, poetry, drama, fiction, writing therapy and community writing.



The Major in Writing comprises 120 credit points (eight (8) units) selected from the units listed below, with no more than 30 credit points (two (2) units) at Level One.

UnitDescription Points
LEVEL ONE
WRT1101Language and Writing 15
WRT1103Creativity and Writing 15
 


Select 6 units (90 credit points) from the following list:

UnitDescription Points
LEVEL TWO/THREE
ICS3201Arts Practicum 15
WRT3105Writing Drama 15
WRT3106Writing Therapy 15
WRT3107Writing Poetry 15
WRT3212Community Writing 15
WRT3213Creative Writing 15
WRT3114Writing and Editing 15
WRT3215Authorship and Publication 15
WRT3116Writing: Special Area Study 15
WRT3217Independent Study 15
WRT3120Biographical and Autobiographical Writing 15
 


Note: Students may substitute one (1) unit from the English Major or the Children's Literature, Professional Writing or Editing and Publishing minors. Further substitutions require coordinator permission.

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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