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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Creative & Critical Writing)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Creative & Critical Writing) (BAHN)

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

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 degree such as the Master of Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Further study

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

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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.

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

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help 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.

Courses to be studied Units
1 x major 8
Total 8

Refer to the UniSQ 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 your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 16323
Domestic full fee paying

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

AUD 25040

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

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

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

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

How to apply

Copy your QTAC code and continue through to the QTAC website to complete your application.

Apply through QTAC

If you are applying via QTAC, please check our application closing dates.

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Application closing date Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 22 January Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 13 May Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 2 September Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at UniSQ that is relevant to you.

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