Study Creative Writing
Everyone has a story to tell, but how do you bring the story to life?
Imagine being part of a community of writers, whether on campus or online, from the comfort of home. Imagine receiving ongoing expertise and feedback from practicing and published writers. Imagine seeing your words in print, on the screen or performed on the stage.
If you have a way with words, a passion for writing or a story to tell, our Creative Writing program will help get your writing out to the world. Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in this community of writers and become confident and skilled creative writers across a number of degrees.
Creative Writing students will learn a broad range of writing skills spanning many genres. Whether you are an emerging or established writer, our academic staff provide the opportunity for students to focus on the practice and theory of writing, along with developing the attributes and skills needed for a professional career in writing.
Why choose Creative Writing at Southern Cross?
Higher starting salary
Graduates have a higher starting salary than national average in Communications (Grad Outcome Survey 2017-2019)
Amazing opportunities with Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA), the Byron Writers Festival and more.
Expanded career outcomes
Unique writing and law combined degree
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