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Associate Degree of Creative Writing

Southern Cross University

Field of Study:English Creative Writing
Careers:Authors and Writers


Immerse yourself in the world of words and become a confident and skilled creative writer. The Associate Degree of Creative Writing provides students with a broad range of skills spanning several writing genres. It enables students to focus on the practice and theory of writing, along with developing the attributes and skills needed for a professional career in writing. If you have a way with words, a passion for writing, or a story to tell, this degree will help build your confidence and provide professional feedback to assist in becoming published.

The course offers a rich mix of creative writing and literary studies across a range of writing modes in fiction and non-fiction, including experimental writing, journalism, life writing, poetry, writing for stage and screen, and writing for young adults. After completion of the Associate degree, students may choose to apply to study a further eight units to gain a Bachelor of Arts degree. The University is the education partner of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival and Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA), and supports the Bellingen Writers’ Festival.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Canada High School OSSD: 48.
    Application Notes : Confirm you meet the entry requirements including English language and academic entry and any specific pre-requisites.

    Southern Cross University accepts applications directly through the International Application for Admissions form or via our online application services.

    Additional information on how to apply is available at SCU International. Please note applicants from some countries need to go through an Education Agent. Visit for more information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 11, 2016