Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) - Professional Writing and Publishing

STUDY ABROAD


Cricos

068750M


Courses Overview

What will I learn?
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.
You can study this as part of a double major:
Literary and Cultural Studies
Theatre Arts
Creative Writing
History
Internet Communications
Journalism
Career opportunities
This course can help you become a:
Public Servant - Australian Public Service
Public Servant - State Government
Publisher
Journalist
Copywriter
Writer
Editor
You may also find opportunities in:
arts media
corporate writing
editing for business
government and not-for-profit communications
freelance/consulting
marketing communications
advertising/copywriting
Why Professional Writing and Publishing?
Good employment outcomes are available in a range of professional communication roles.
This major builds flexible communication skills and knowledge applicable in broad range of fields.
You will be provided with both conceptual and practical instruction through industry-focused learning outcomes, including the opportunity to participate in an industry placement.


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Humanities


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.Completion of the Bang Tu tai or Bang Tot nghiep Pho thong Trung hoc (Vietnamese Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) with at least 8.00 in the score for graduation evaluation, separate evidence of English competence is required. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12.
Other English Language Requirements:
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Box Hill Institute


Full Time (3 years)

A$30,400.00 (US$ 23,779) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018

Curtin University Bentley Campus, Kent Street, BENTLEY, Western Australia, 6102, PERTH, Australia