Explore your love of words with the Bachelor of Letters (Creative Writing). With this degree, you will acquire vital professional skills, an introduction to the Australian publishing industry, and a strong work ethic for a rewarding writing career. Topics cover a range of genres and writing styles so that you graduate with broad knowledge and can confidently write for different audiences and mediums. Your teachers will be published and award-winning writers from varied backgrounds, who will help you to connect with industry. Prepare to enter the workforce as an editor, researcher, writer or publisher in both new and traditional fields.
*Government subsidies enable Flinders to offer Domestic applicants a reduction of up to 80% off full course fees through Commonwealth Supported Places. Offer subject to change.
Duration: 2 years
July (may extend the duration of your degree)
SATAC code: 2BG010
Annual indicative fees (2023):
$4,124 (Commonwealth supported)
Why study Creative Writing at Flinders
Flinders graduates are award-winning authors and best-selling novelists, editors in publishing houses, journalists, content creators and copywriters. Your diverse range of skills and portfolio of creative achievements will make you attractive to a wide range of employers in arts and media industries internationally, as well as other exciting businesses and industries in need of communications strategies and execution.
The program combines specialist practical training with the academic rigour expected in the university environment. You will have the opportunity to practise a range of genres including short stories, creative non-fiction and scriptwriting, while also learning how to target your work at particular audiences, publishers and publications. Topics cover areas such as approaches to literature, creative writing workshops and genre fiction.
Participate in writing workshops and develop your skills as you build an impressive writing portfolio.
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