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Single Major

Professional Writing and Communication

Bachelors of Arts/Social Science

Gain the professional communication skills necessary for contemporary workplaces.

Study topics including multimedia storytelling and production, media design, public relations writing, and editing and publishing practices. 

This major will prepare you for careers that require clear writing and creative communication in print or digital formats.

Highlights

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Communications officer
  • Corporate communications officer
  • Media and communications officer
  • Industry engagement manager
  • Proposal writer
  • Copywriter
  • Advertising strategist
  • Content writer
  • Editor
  • Digital content writer

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Writing Creatively
  • Multimedia
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Communication Law and Ethics