ECU top in teaching quality
For the fifth year in a row, ECU has received the top undergraduate teaching quality ranking of all 37 public universities in Australia.
ECU was also the top-ranked public university in Australia for undergraduate skills development for the sixth year in a row.
View QILT results. Good Universities Guide
In the 2021 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates have given us a 5-star rating for teaching quality, skills development, student support, learning resources, learner engagement and overall student experience.
The 5-star rating for undergraduate teaching quality has now been achieved for 14 straight years.
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Good Universities Guide. THE Impact Rankings
ECU has been ranked number 9 in the world for Quality Education and is in the top 100 overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact rankings, showing how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
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THE Impact Rankings THE Young University Rankings
ECU has been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings,
THE World University Rankings.
Unit set overview
Availability & Campus
JO - Joondalup
BU - South West
ML - Mount Lawley
OL - Online
Students must complete eight (8) units totalling 120 credit points:
Year 1 - Semester 1 Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points Language and Writing 15
Year 1 - Semester 2 Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points Creativity and Writing 15
Year 2 - Semester 1 Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points Introduction to Editing 15
Year 2 - Semester 2 Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points Writing Therapy 15
Year 3 - Semester 1 Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points Select two units (30 credit points) from the following: Writing Prose 15 Biographical and Autobiographical Writing 15 ^ Authorship and Publication 15
Year 3 - Semester 2 Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points Select two units (30 credit points) from the following: Writing Poetry 15 Writing Drama 15 ^ Professional Writing 15
^ Core Option
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our
Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable. Student handbook
CLOs and mapping completed at course level and can be located in the new Bachelor of Arts proposal.
Graduates are able to seek employment in the expanding communications sector, as well as opportunities for freelance writing work.
Possible future job titles
Writer, Editor, Scriptwriter, Journalist, Publisher, Poet, Novelist, Playwright, Reviewer, Commentator
This Major can be studied in the following courses
Become World Ready
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Meet students from our History, Politics, Media and Writing courses who are studying at ECU Mount Lawley.