Commencing semesters, 2019

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level


Program code



Humanities and Social Sciences


School of Communication and Arts


St Lucia

Delivery mode


Course List

View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Writing single major.


Australian/domestic students

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Phone: 07 3365 1333

International students

International Student Advisor


Phone: Outside Australia: +61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

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Why study Writing?

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


View the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Writing single major.

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.

What it costs

Please view the Diploma in Arts for indicative fees.

How to apply

Please view the Diploma in Arts for information on key dates and how to apply.