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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing)

  • Bachelor

In this program you’ll be surrounded by a group of passionate writers of different levels and experience, led by lecturers who are skilled industry practitioners.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
BP257, 065130G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $19,698 total
International Fees
$30,720 per year / $92,160 total

About this course

In this program you’ll be surrounded by a group of passionate writers of different levels and experience, led by lecturers who are skilled industry practitioners.

You’ll become an adaptable creative writing professional by learning the skills to adjust to a constantly changing industry. Your flair for creative expression will be complemented by becoming proficient in the business side of writing, allowing you to understand the publishing process as well as learn the skills required to become a freelance writer.

With a strong emphasis on industry connections, you will develop a large network of relationships throughout the program, maximising your opportunities to gain employment upon graduation.

Graduates in this program can expect to work in a variety of roles, including working as writers, editors, publishers, screenwriters, or screen producers.

Entry requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent in 2016, 2017 or 2018. If applicable, this includes equity access schemes and any other adjustment factors.

School Network Access Program (SNAP)

The SNAP access scheme is designed to increase tertiary access and participation of eligible students from SNAP partner schools.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training study

Satisfactory completion of an Australian Certificate IV or above (or equivalent).

Applicants with Higher Education study

Satisfactory completion of at least two courses (subjects) at an Australian undergraduate level (or overseas equivalent).

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

Successful completion of an Australian senior secondary certificate of education (Year 12) or overseas equivalent.

Prerequisites: VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 32 in any English (EAL) (or equivalent) or achieve an overall score of at least 155 in the STAT multiple choice.

Study locations

Melbourne City

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Communications courses at RMIT University.
78.5%
Overall satisfaction
79.9%
Skill scale
71.8%
Teaching scale
66.8%
Employed full-time
$50k
Average salary