CQUniversity Australia

CA10 - Bachelor of Arts in Creative and Professional Writing

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 003394G

Level of study: Undergraduate


Study the Bachelor of Arts to equip yourself with a multidisciplinary education in a range of humanities and social sciences disciplines. Benefit from the course's flexible structure and tailor your own education by choosing from a variety of majors and minors.

The aim of the Bachelor of Arts is to provide you with a multidisciplinary education that will allow you the opportunity to gain knowledge in a range of humanities and social science disciplines. You will have the opportunity to explore traditional Arts disciplines as well as engaging with an elective major that facilitates the study of units outside these subject areas. You will experience a variety of perspectives, methodologies and learning styles. You will explore disciplines that study the way humans recognize record and debate human practices, meanings and values. You will think deeply in the arenas of humanities and social sciences and you will take steps to prepare yourself for the world of work. You will have the opportunity to gain crucial lifelong learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will learn to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.


You are required to complete 24 units (144 credit points) including two majors totalling 16 units from the Bachelor of Arts majors, and one major comprising 8 units selected from an elective major.


Completion of the Bachelor of Arts will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in fields such as:

  • Advertising
  • Arts administration
  • Book editing
  • Communications
  • Copy writing
  • Desktop publishing
  • Editing
  • Environmental planning and management
  • Government administration and planning
  • Geography
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Librarianship
  • Nature and heritage conservation
  • Political research
  • Psychology
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Welfare
  • Writing.

This program focusses on Creative and Professional Writing.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 26,880 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 13,440
Start date: 09 March 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)

Rockhampton City Campus

114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700

Entry criteria

A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent)

English language proficiency

An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or

An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or

Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or

Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.


Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700