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What will I learn?

The Creative Writing major provides students the opportunity to produce their own creative writing and to edit and publish their work.

Students study with professional authors, editors and publishers from the Writing and Society Research Centre and staff from the School of Humanities and Communication Arts.

In addition, students have the opportunity to study contemporary approaches to language and literary studies, including literary criticism and theory, linguistic analysis, genre and textual study, and to read and examine a wide selection of modern and classic literatures.

Your career

Choose from a huge range of amazing careers. Here are just a few of your options.

  • Communication and media industries.
  • Education.
  • Psychology and counselling.
  • Cultural, political and social policy analysis.
  • Writing and publishing.
  • Anthropology.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

CRICOS

040992A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,240.00 (US$ 16,839) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected July 2023

Venue

Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,

RYDALMERE,

New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,240.00 (US$ 16,839) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected July 2023

Venue

Penrith Campus

Second Avenue,

KINGSWOOD,

New South Wales,

2747, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification. International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked in the top 250 universities globally by THE
  • Ranked 34 in Young Universities globally
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 49,200 Students, 6,300 International Students

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