Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years (full time only)
Location: On campus
2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.00
For those completing the SACE (or interstate equivalent) the minimum ATAR required for consideration of entry is 60.00.
Applicants are required to submit a written statement, CV and a creative portfolio and meet the University’s minimum entry scores.
FISC Foundation: 6.0, Gao Kao: Tier Two (Portfolio required as part of the admissions process)
The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) prepares students to work as an editor, researcher, freelance writer, publisher or author in both new and traditional fields.
Initially providing an introduction to literary studies, fiction and English in the workplace, the course allows you to practise a range of written genres including poetry, writing for children, creative non-fiction and scriptwriting, and to learn about designing work for particular audiences in appropriate formats.
Options such as publishing and editing are offered and you also will have the opportunity to learn about the new media.
Graduates are able to demonstrate a range of skills and have a portfolio of their creative achievements that makes them attractive to a wide range of employers in the arts and communication industries.
What will I study?
Refer to the course rule.
Why study Creative Writing at Flinders?
The Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) at Flinders:
- is designed for students who want to fill key creative writing roles in the theatre, film, television or digital media industries
- provides you with the skills to begin your career in the Creative Industries
- offers innovative yet practical education with a strong vocational focus
- is recognised as the leading course of its type in South Australia.
Combine with the Bachelor of Letters
The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.
Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.
Additional requirements: To apply you need to submit an application through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC), submit a written statement, CV and creative portfolio and submit a signed coversheet. Refer to Application guidelines and forms - Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) (PDF 2MB)
International students: Entry and English requirements
Applications and annual fees
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- Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
- We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.
Refer to credit transfer for further information.
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance)
- Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)
- Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)
- Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)
Further study options
- A Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) program is available.
- Graduate Diploma and Master of Creative Arts (Creative Writing)
- Graduate Diploma and Master of Creative Arts (Drama)
- Graduate Diploma and Master of Creative Arts (Screen)
- Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Screen and Media Production
Creative arts and media (PDF 1MB)