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

You will work with world-renowned creative practitioners to hone your technique and develop the skills you need to build a portfolio career in the changing publishing landscape.

You will master a range of commercial and literary genres including poetry, screen-writing and fiction while building your networks and knowledge of the industry.

This major will train you to research effectively and edit judiciously to create compelling, marketable stories that connect with global audiences.

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
  • Engagement manager
  • Proposal writer
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate communications officer
  • Editorial writer
  • Creative writer
  • Digital content writer
  • Editor
  • Author

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
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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