University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Arts - Creative Writing and Literature (MBAA)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

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

The Bachelor of Arts enables students to pursue two areas of academic interest at the same time with a double major. Students studying the Creative Writing and Literature major explore historical and contemporary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, autobiographies, essays and plays. Studies focus on developing analytical skills, developing creative writing skills and exploring how different oral and written texts impact the cultures of the world. Students graduate with advanced writing, presentation, digital, communication, research and problem-solving skills that can be transferable across a range of roles and are highly regarded by prospective employers.

Structure

  • 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.

Subjects

  • 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 South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • OR complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Cert IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

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: $84,000 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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