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Bachelor

If you receive excellent results throughout your undergraduate English and Creative Writing degree, you may be eligible …
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
72.60%

Bachelor

Creative writing can make people laugh, cry, think from a new perspective and even shape the world.
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
72.60%

Bachelor

Want to become a professional writer? Through the Bachelor of Arts (Creative and Critical Writing) you can develop and r…
Entry Requirements
16/66 OP/Rank This is the 2019 adjusted OP / Rank for this program. The lowest OP/unadjusted Rank* to which an offer was made is 21/58. OP/Ranks based upon all offers made in Semester 1, 2018. Entry Requirements Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent  English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. Admission pathways A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest. *Further admission information An adjusted Selection Rank is the result of combining additional ranks through special entry schemes for admission. Special entry schemes for admissions may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your Selection Rank, through the allocation of additional ranks in certain circumstances. An adjusted Selection Rank is the result of combining additional ranks with a student's OP/Selection Rank. An unadjusted Selection Rank is the student's Selection Rank without any rank adjustments. USQ is committed to greater admissions transparency. Learn more about the education and work experience, as well as average OP/Ranks for this programs' student cohort for Semester 1, 2018. Explore pathways We can help
Intake Months
Mar, Aug, Dec
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
Online, In person
Tuition Fees
$6,560 per year / $19,680 total
Graduate Satisfaction
71.90%

Bachelor

Combine writing skills and law for roles such as in-house lawyer, solicitor in private practice, policy adviser, intelle…
Entry Requirements
Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

More about assumed knowledge

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2018

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank Highest OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 1 Selection rank 99 OP 1 Selection rank 99 Median OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 4 Selection rank 93 OP 4 Selection rank 93 Lowest OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 7 Selection rank 86 OP 6 Selection rank 89

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
5.5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$8,900 per year / $48,950 total
Graduate Satisfaction
82.30%

Bachelor

This degree is flexible and opens up a range of career possibilities.
Entry Requirements

The admission criteria have been grouped to assist you to easily find the information most relevant to your circumstances. However, you may fit into more than one and the university will consider applicants against each of the relevant criteria.

Certain conditions apply. For more information refer to Appendix 4 of the .

Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements and essential requirements for admission:

Recent secondary education
Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
AND

  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or
  • Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects.

OR
Higher education study

  • Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
  • Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above

OR
Vocational Education and Training (VET)

  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above

OR
Work and life experience

  • Qualify for Special Entry, or
  • Complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or
  • Hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past

Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
ATAR
70
Graduate Satisfaction
75.80%

Bachelor

Regardless of whether you intend to be a creative author, non-fiction writer or produce textbooks for a specialist audie…
Entry Requirements
Academic requirements for this program are outlined below.  In addition, to be eligible for admission, all applicants need to satisfy minimum requirements outlined at admission requirements. These include those relating to age and English Language Proficiency.  We also consider your application more broadly – your non-academic achievements (such as any previous leadership roles, volunteering, work, church and/or community involvement) as well as personal qualities - your aspirations and interests and your capacity to complete your chosen program.Applicants with recent Secondary EducationHSC Performance Band Results with a Band 4 in English, a minimum average of Bands 4s and an overall minimum average HSC mark of 70% in HSC Category A Courses (or Interstate equivalent). Applicants must be eligible for an ATAR or OP; orMinimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24.Applicants with Higher Education StudyOther University Studies completed at undergraduate level or higher. A minimum number of 2 successfully completed subjects; orSuccessful completion of the Notre Dame Tertiary Pathway Program or of another Enabling Program at a level deemed sufficient by the University.Applicants who have successfully completed subjects at another University, which are relevant to the selected program of study, may be eligible for Advanced Standing.Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) studyCompleted AQF Certificate IV or higher in a relevant discipline, from an accredited provider such as TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)Applicants with Work and Life ExperienceApplicants with relevant work and life experience who left secondary education more than two years ago and have not undertaken VET or higher education study since then may seek admission on the basis of:Their experience. ‘Experience’ could include a combination of factors sufficient to demonstrate readiness for higher education such as Mature Age entry, relevant professional experience, community involvement or work experience. Applicants may have undertaken non-formal programs that have helped prepare them for tertiary education or are relevant to the proposed higher education field of study. Evidence must be provided as to the type and duration or employment (minimum of two years) in a relevant industry. The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) may be required.STAT – Scores of 150 in the Multiple Choice and Written English sections are required.Higher School Certificate (HSC) (or equivalent) results if these have been completed within the last 5 years.
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
89.70%

Bachelor

Work intensively on your writing and graduate with real-world skills keenly sought by employers.
Entry Requirements
Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

More about assumed knowledge

Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2018

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank Highest OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 3 Selection rank 95 OP 1 Selection rank 99 Median OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 9 Selection rank 81 OP 9 Selection rank 81 Lowest OP/selection rank r> to receive an offer OP 16 Selection rank 64 OP 13 Selection rank 71

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
3 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$6,700 per year / $20,100 total
Graduate Satisfaction
82.30%

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