Course Description

In this program you’ll be surrounded by a group of passionate writers of different levels and experience, led by lecturers who are skilled industry practitioners.

You’ll become an adaptable creative writing professional by learning the skills to adjust to a constantly changing industry. Your flair for creative expression will be complemented by becoming proficient in the business side of writing, allowing you to understand the publishing process as well as learn the skills required to become a freelance writer.

With a strong emphasis on industry connections, you will develop a large network of relationships throughout the program, maximising your opportunities to gain employment upon graduation.

Graduates in this program can expect to work in a variety of roles, including working as writers, editors, publishers, screenwriters, or screen producers.



Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $19,698 total course cost
International Students: $30,720 per year full-time

Duration

3 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 71.6% (national average 69.3%)
Improved skills: 83.1% (national average 80.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 78.9% (national average 78.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Communications undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 59.8% (national average 58.3%)
Studying full time: 13.4% (national average 17.1%)
Median full time salary: $48,000 (national average $48,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 065130G
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Code: BP257

Entry Requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent in 2016, 2017 or 2018. If applicable, this includes

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