Creative writing

Why study Creative writing?

Develop skills in autobiography, screenwriting, poetry, publishing and editing, and writing for radio and the internet.  Write fiction and non-fiction for publication, the stage, electronic media, advertising and public relations.

Career opportunities

Writing, publishing and editing, reviewing, arts criticism, scriptwriting and performance, as well as other arts-related occupations in fields such as film, media, theatre, and teaching.

Short courses

We also offer single subject study. Visit our short courses page to find out more.

Courses

Featured course

Bachelor of Arts

Semester starts: Semester 1 and 2 (March and July) Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent 3 years

Bachelor of Creative Arts

Semester starts: Semester 1 and 2 (March and July) Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. 3 years.

Your study experience

Other ways into undergraduate study

Learn how you can plan a pathway into your preferred degree, including single subject entry. See also La Trobe University Access and Equity programs which support a variety of ways into undergraduate study for applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage.

Overseas study opportunities

There are many opportunities for La Trobe students to study overseas. Students from overseas can come to La Trobe and do a short term Study Abroad program. Some short courses are also available to international students.  Short courses are also available to international students. Visit International Students for more information.

Student and graduate profiles

Students of the College talk about their experience at La Trobe.

About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of academics during your course, from tutors through to lecturers.

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