Course code: #IX35
These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
We live in a world saturated with written content.
Writers are in demand by the publishing and screen industries, advertising agencies, marketing and social media agencies, magazines and newspapers, and throughout the technical and corporate world.
As a public relations major, you will learn to think critically and research effectively to develop smart organisational communication that responds to the pressures of complex business environments.
These skills will prepare you to face the challenges of the fast-changing business context in which you will be working.
More than 10,000 new books are published in Australia every year, and more local authors than ever are succeeding in print and digital media as well as in forms and contexts that are rapidly evolving.
In this course at QUT, you will work intensively on writing in several forms, including novels, short stories, creative non-fiction, memoir, genre writing, and poetry.
You will develop comprehensive editing skills as well as self-editing skills.
You will learn about and engage with local writing contexts and enter contemporary debates around ideas illuminating and challenging what people write and how they write it.
You will learn to think and write critically about texts. You will learn how to engage readers through emotional storytelling.
You will progress towards a major piece of creative writing in a form and genre of your choice at the end of your degree and work on team projects with creatives from other disciplines throughout your degree.
Gain opportunities for exposure with internships at writers’ festivals, literary events, publishing houses, and public readings.
|Cost of living||1 person||$10,980|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||0|
If you need to improve your English language score, The English language programs are designed to help you improve your English, meet the English language requirements for your desired degree program, and prepare for an IELTS test.
|General English (5 - 45 weeks)||-||-||-||5 - 45||Academic Purposes programs (EAP 1 or EAP 2)|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 Extended|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 Standard|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 Extended|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 Standard|
|English for Academic Purposes 3 Extended|
|15||undergraduate and postgraduate QUT courses require a minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0 and no sub-score less than 6.5.|
|English for Academic Purposes 3 Standard|
|10||undergraduate and postgraduate QUT courses require a minimum IELTS overall score of 7.0 and no sub-score less than 6.5.|
Satisfactory completion of Year 12 in an Australian school system or equivalent.
When you have completed this course and met the faculty progression requirements, you will be guaranteed a place in the first year of your chosen bachelor's degree.
There are four foundation streams to choose from, each with 4 units.
You will be allocated to the streams based on your selected Bachelor's degree course and progression requirements (i.e. degree course pre-requisites).
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