Course Description

This double degree ensures you have the advanced writing and production skills needed for a career in the news industry, as well as the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for a career in creative, professional and technical writing.

This double degree ensures you have the advanced writing and production skills needed for a career in the news industry, as well as the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for a career in creative, professional and technical writing.

You will explore historical and contemporary fiction, non-fiction, poetry, autobiographies, essays and plays, as well as news and feature writing, broadcast, print and online journalism. Our on-campus facilities, which include a TV and radio studio, will ensure you graduate career-ready and offer you the opportunity to practice recording news broadcasts, producing, and filming with state-of-the-art technology.

You will then get the chance to practice these skills in a real-world environment when you complete an internship or industry project during your final year. This is a great opportunity for you to develop your skills and build important industry networks. If you finish your degree with a credit or higher grade point average (GPA) you could also be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours).



Tuition Fees

International Students: $26,700 per year full-time

Duration

4 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of South Australia rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 70.8% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 80.8% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.8% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of South Australia. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at University of South Australia had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 42.1% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 34.3% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $45,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 067575G
University of South Australia Code: MBJC

Entry Requirements

The admission criteria have been grouped to assist you to easily find the information most relevant to your circumstances. However, you may fit into more than one and the university will consider applicants against each of the relevant criteria.

Certain conditions apply. For more information refer to Appendix 4 of the .

Guaranteed entry ATAR: 70
Selection Rank: 63

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