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BA Writing-Single Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
6 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
33832 AUD
National
6688 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

There's a knack to producing writing worth reading, and that's what this major will help the students to achieve. Students will develop a fundamental and substantial understanding of how language works at the word, sentence, paragraph, and document level. Students will learn strategies for designing, structuring and writing, and revising on paper and online. Whether the student is aiming to be a creative or a corporate writer, this major will train to produce compelling, career-enhancing writing in a variety of fiction and non-fiction genres.

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates of the BA go on to many areas of employment. It will depend on the area of study undertaken, since some are specialised areas that lead in specific directions - such as Psychology, Journalism, or Languages. Other fields are general training for professional or semi-professional careers in business, government or teaching - for example. Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, English, History and Industrial Relations. Others lead to broad intellectual and skills development - Asian Studies, Mathematics, Music, Political Science, Studies in Religion and so on.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

          OP/Entry Rank 2016:12/74

  •  For International students:

          1) Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

      Course Code          Course Title

  • WRIT1110 Creative Writing: Narrative Fiction
  • ENGL1500 Contemporary Literature: Reading & Writing
  • WRIT1005 Fundamentals of Academic Writing
  • WRIT2250 Writing: Grammar, Syntax, and Style
  • COMU2160 Communication Law and Ethics
  • COMU2180 Media Strategies
  • DRAM3102 Dramaturgy & Playwriting
  • ENGL2070 21st Century Literature
  • WRIT2000 Writing & Editing for the Professions
  • WRIT2050 Creative Writing: Genre Fiction
  • WRIT2100 Creative Writing: Poetics
  • WRIT2120 Creative Writing: Screenwriting
  • WRIT3000 Writing: Advanced Project
  • WRIT3050 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
  • WRIT3700 Publishing, Editing, and Authorship

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

 

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