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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major Creative & Critical Writing

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major Creative & Critical Writing (BAHN)
CRICOS: 030289G

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul

Overview

  • Extend and deepen your skills and knowledge of creative writing through Honours.
  • During your Honours year you will write a substantial creative work, such as a novella or a suite of poems or short stories, with the support of a dedicated supervisor.
  • You will also write a critical essay interrogating an aspect of creative writing practice linked to your creative work.
  • Deepen and expand your skills as a creative writer, and prepare for further study in a postgraduate research program such as the Doctor of Creative Arts or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Further study

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) will qualify you to apply for the Doctor of Creative Arts or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Career outcomes

  • Writing and communications are becoming ever more important in a fast-paced world with a 24/7 world-wide information exchange.
  • This degree will give you the grounding for a career in creative or professional writing, media, editing and publishing. 

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
1 x major 8
Total 8

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27440
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27440

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 030289G

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021.
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