Immerse yourself in the world of words and become a confident and skilled creative writer. The Associate Degree of Creative Writing provides students with a broad range of skills spanning several writing genres. It enables students to focus on the practice and theory of writing, along with developing the attributes and skills needed for a professional career in writing.
The course offers a rich mix of creative writing and literary studies across a range of writing modes in fiction and non-fiction, including experimental writing, journalism, life writing, poetry, writing for stage and screen, and writing for young adults.
If you have a way with words, a passion for writing, or a story to tell, this degree will help build your confidence and provide professional feedback to assist in becoming published.
After completion of the Associate Degree, students may choose to apply to study a further eight units to gain a Bachelor of Arts degree.
The University is the education partner of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival and the Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA), Northern Rivers Writers’ Centre and supports the Bellingen Writers’ Festival.