Bachelor of Arts

with a major in Professional and Creative Writing – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Arts, students must complete 300 credit points comprising:

  • Four (4) core units of study (50 credit points)
  • Eight (8) units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Climate and Social Justice; Criminology; Screen Studies and Popular Culture; Ethics and Technology; Indigenous Studies; Perspectives on Globalisation; Politics, Power and Technology; and Professional and Creative Writing (100 credit points)
  • Twelve (12) units of study (150 credit points) comprising a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives

Students also have an opportunity to undertake a WIL Professional Placement.

NOTE: Students may not complete more than 150 cps at Introductory Level eg: ART1XXXX.

A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.

Professional Placements

Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process. International students may be eligible for a Professional Placement where a relevant Professional degree exists. International students who successful gain a placement through the selection process will be required to change courses to the relevant Professional degree, in order to complete a placement and should consider any visa and extended study duration implications prior to applying.

Students who undertake a 12 month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising:

  • Three (3) core units of study (50 credit points)
  • Eight (8) units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Climate and Social Justice; Criminology; Screen Studies and Popular Culture; Ethics and Technology; Indigenous Studies; Perspectives on Globalisation; Politics, Power and Technology; and Professional and Creative Writing (100 credit points)
  • Four (4) units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points); and
  • Ten (10) units of study (125 credit points) comprising a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives

Students who elect to undertake a 6 month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 337.5 credit points comprising:

  • Three (3) core units of study (50 credit points)
  • Eight (8) units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Climate and Social Justice; Criminology; Screen Studies and Popular Culture; Ethics and Technology; Indigenous Studies; Perspectives on Globalisation; Politics, Power and Technology; and Professional and Creative Writing (100 credit points)
  • Two (2) units of study from the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points); and
  • Eleven (11) units of study comprising a second major or co-major, advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives (137.5 credit points)

Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Arts is 150 credit points (normally 12 units)