Study Creative Writing

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Embrace the world of story telling

Everyone has a story to tell, but how do you bring that story to life? 

As a student, imagine being part of a community of writers – on campus or online – in which you receive ongoing expertise and feedback from practising and published writers. Imagine seeing your words in print, on the screen or performed on stage. 

If you have a way with words, a passion for writing or a story to tell, our Creative Writing program will help deliver your writing to the world. Students can immerse themselves in a supportive environment and become confident and skilled across a number of genres. 

Our academic staff enable students to focus on the practice and theory of writing, while also fostering the attributes and skills needed for a professional writing career. 

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

Byron Writers Festival

“I learnt so much from such a wide range of people. Talking to Stella Prize winner and poet Evelyn Araluen, she was just great because she had so many different bits of inspiration.”

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Design your own degree

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Higher starting salary

Graduates have a higher starting salary than the national average in Communications (Grad Outcome Survey 2018-2020)

Amazing opportunities

Amazing opportunities with Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA), the Byron Writers Festival and more.

A better way to learn

We’re always looking for a better way to do things. That’s why we’re delivering our courses in six-week terms.

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