Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Cultural Studies)(Creative Writing)

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  • Objectives
    Explore a variety of modes and genres of writing to find your niche. You will be provided with an opportunity to develop your skills though experimentation in a variety of creative forms and styles. Artists-in-residence will broaden your range of writing ideas and provide you with professional advice and support. This major forms part of the Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Cultural Studies). It will give you the chance to give public readings of your work and to be published in a regularly produced magazine, written and edited by students. Curtin’s Creative Writing students have been the recipients of many national and international awards – want to join them?
  • Entry requirements
    TEE English or English Literature.
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Cultural Studies)(Creative Writing)
  • Course description
    Creative Writing Major


    This major enables students to produce critically informed creative works for publication, production and performance.

    Career Opportunities

    Graduates are well-equipped to find employment across a wide spectrum of careers as well as in their field of specialisation. They are employed in areas such as arts administration, information technology-based work, teaching, the media industries, public relations, advertising, as well as in local, state and national government. Graduates may also wish to undertake further specialised study in Honours or the postgraduate program, which includes the Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy (Communication and Cultural Studies), Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts) and Doctor of Philosophy.

    Course Structure                                                                                 Hrs/Wk     Credit

    Year 1

    1581       v.5           Creative Writing 112                                                     3.0     25.0
    301017   v.6           Creative and Professional Writing 111                         3.0      25.0
                                   SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:               150.0

    Optional Units (No Year Level Specified)                                         Hrs/Wk     Credit

    10087     v.4           Creative and Professional Writing 294
                                    - Travel Writing                                                             3.0     25.0
    11483     v.6           Film and Television 346 - Screenwriting - Drama            4.0     25.0
    2584       v.7           Creative Writing 211-1 - Poetry                                     3.0     25.0
    2585       v.7           Creative Writing 212-1 - Short Fiction                             3.0     25.0
    2666       v.5           Creative Writing 213-1 - Scriptwriting                             3.0     25.0
    303081   v.2           Creative Writing 396                                                       3.0     50.0
    308836   v.2           Creative Writing 393-5 - Advanced Poetry                      3.0     25.0
    308837   v.2           Creative Writing 393-6 - Long Fiction                              3.0     25.0
    3543       v.10         Creative Writing 393-1 - Advanced Poetry                      3.0     25.0
    7353       v.7           Creative Writing 211-2 - Experimental Writing                3.0     25.0
    7354       v.6           Creative Writing 212-2 - Short Fiction                             3.0     25.0
    9344       v.9           Creative Writing 393-2 - Advanced Prose                       3.0     25.0
    9358       v.9           Creative Writing and Performance 393-3
                                    - Writing for Performance                                               3.0     25.0
    9359       v.7           Creative Writing 393-4 - Writing for Children                  3.0     25.0

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