Professional Writing and Publishing
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description


Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) - BA(Curtin) - MJRU-PRWRPHumanities
Guaranteed ATAR 70 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

Employers in the public and private sectors need people who can research, write, edit and publish a wide range of written materials, from briefing notes to reports, speeches and websites. This major will give you skills and knowledge in many genres and styles of writing, and help you to develop the creativity and ethical understanding vital to successful workplace writing.

You will learn to produce and edit feature articles, speeches, reports, discussion papers, history, humorous pieces, website content, creative non-fiction, media releases, and many other forms. You will cover copyright, censorship, plagiarism and the ethics of writing in the public domain. You will also have the valuable opportunity to undertake a professional work placement with an industry employer in your final semester of study.

Professional writing and publishing is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

You can study this major as part of a Science and Arts double degree.

See the Courses Handbook for the structure of this part of the double degree.

You can study this as part of a double major:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

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