Bachelor of Arts (English and Creative Writing) MBAA




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This degree increases your employment prospects by enabling you to gain expertise in two different areas of interest.
You'll have the opportunity to study a portion of your degree overseas, as part of the University is Hawke Ambassador Volunteer Experience Program. In this program you will volunteer with an international non-government organisation (NGO), usually in an overseas destination.
Your career:
Graduates from this specialisation are qualified to embark on careers within the creative industries, advertising and publishing fields as authors, editors and researchers. You may gain employment in fields such as:
document design
electronic publishing
public relations
You could also pursue teaching roles when you continue your studies with a Master of Teaching (Secondary).
What you'll learn:
This specialisation allows you to delve into the English language. You will study historical and contemporary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, autobiographies, essays and plays. As you begin to create your own great classics, you will also learn how different oral and written texts have impacted cultures around the world. Under the guidance of highly experienced academics you will:
develop analytical skills
develop creative writing skills
explore how different oral and written texts have impacted on the cultures of the world
This degree allows you to select two majors, so you graduate with broad knowledge in two areas of interest. You can choose your second major from:
History and Cultural Studies
Performing Arts
You will also complete two core courses, four courses from a selected list of minors, and two electives.
Alternative Pathways:
There are other pathways you can follow to study this degree, including:
SAIBT Diploma of Arts
Future study opportunities:
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Master of Teaching (Secondary)


Which department am I in? School of Communication, International Studies and Languages

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.

Entry Requirement For International Student

To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and
obtain a competitive ATAR, and
meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV level or above, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.0; TOEFL iBT score of 60 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 550 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 169; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 50 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE4.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury

Full Time (3 years)

A$25,400.00 (US$ 19,868) per year

26 February 2018, 25 June 2018

Magill Campus Level 1 - B Block, MAGILL, South Australia, 5072, ADELAIDE, Australia