"I wanted to pursue law, but I've always loved books and am an avid writer. When I saw Southern Cross's law and creative writing degree, I thought 'this is it'."

Alyssa Burness

Bachelor of Law and 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 writers across a number of genres.

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.

You can also choose to study Creative Writing as a shared major in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business and Enterprise or in the Bachelor of Psychological Science.

View our creative writing courses

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