Learn the skills to tell your stories. Develop your craft for novels, short stories, poems or film scripts. In year one, try everything; in year three, create a publishable manuscript in your specialisation. It’s a warm, close-knit community and you’ll learn from experienced writers as well as each other.

If you're serious about writing, the Bachelor of Creativity (Writing) will help develop your skills to produce a publishable manuscript by the end of the third year.

You can enrol full-time or part-time in the Bachelor of Creativity (Writing) beginning in year one. In some cases, you can enrol directly into year two or three if you are eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Programme outline

Year One

Discover where your strengths and interests lie by working in short fiction, script-writing, poetry, and non-fiction. Year one is offered on campus or online.

You can graduate from year one with the Diploma in Creative Writing.

Year Two

Focus on your selected genre and create a first draft manuscript, working in a workshop environment and with a reader. Classes during year two are held either one weekend a month, or weekly. You will receive regular ongoing support but will need to be self-motivated.

You can graduate from year two with the Diploma in Creative Writing (Advanced).

Year Three

Research and create a major body of work suitable for submission to a publisher or equivalent, working in a workshop environment and with a reader. Classes during year three are held either one weekend a month or weekly. You will receive regular ongoing support, but will need to be self-motivated.

In addition to specialised topics, the Bachelor of Creativity includes both core courses and the option to enrol in electives.


Entry criteria

University Entrance or equivalent study/work experience, and evidence of suitability based on portfolio

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)

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