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Develop a fundamental and substantial understanding of how language works in words, sentences, paragraphs and documents.

You'll also learn strategies for designing, structuring, writing and revising to be a creative or a corporate writer, or simply a better writer in general.

Writing skills are always in demand. Graduates have found work as journalists, teachers, editors, ghost-writers, publishers and playwrights.

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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
  • Engagement manager
  • Proposal writer
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate communications officer
  • Editorial writer
  • Creative writer
  • Digital content writer
  • Editor
  • Author
Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone
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Meet the expert: Exploring environmental science with Associate Professor Ron Johnstone

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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim
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Meet the expert: Exploring engineering and computing with Dr Jiwon Kim

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This Major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended Major

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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