University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Arts - Creative Writing and Literature

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

Enhance your employment prospects by studying a double major. Taking two majors will develop your capabilities to explore and understand diverse ways of thinking, which is highly regarded by prospective employers. Gain international experience as part of the Hawke Ambassador Volunteer Experience Program, or stay local and take part in the Hawke Professional Experience Program. You could continue your studies with a Master of Teaching with English as a Learning Area. If this interests you, please read How Do I Become a Teacher before selecting your courses.


  • 108 units: 9 units of core courses
  • 36 units of an Arts specialisation
  • 36 units of a second Arts major
  • 18 units of a minor
  • 9 units of electives.


  • Arts-Creative Writing and Literature
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Cultural Studies
  • English Language
  • History and Global Politics
  • Languages (French/Italian/Japanese)
  • Law, Politics and Policy
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology
  • Screen Studies
  • Social Media
  • Sociology.

Standard entry requirements

Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), orComplete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, orComplete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

Study pathways

Students who finish their degree with a credit or higher Grade Point Average (GPA), could be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree. Students can also continue their studies with a Master of Teaching and teach English in Australia and overseas.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Magill International: $88,200 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Enrolment in the English Language major is only available to non-native speakers of English.

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