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Creative Writing

Do you have an active imagination and a way with words? Are you a budding author ready to take on the literary world? Develop and refine your writing with USQ’s creative writing degrees and experiment with forms, genres and styles of writing. Studying a Bachelor of Arts? Why not broaden your knowledge by pairing your Creative and Critical Writing major with a minor in Publishing Studies.

  • Learn from award-winning, published lecturers with a wealth of experience in writing. 
  • Work collaboratively with other emerging writers, editors and publishers to produce online and print publications.
  • Learn to act creatively and think critically about writing, and produce compelling, professional narratives in fiction and non-fiction.
  • Extend your Creative Writing degree by also studying Marketing, PR, Journalism, Advertising, Communication and Media or History.

Career opportunities

Pursue a career as a fiction writer, poet, biographer or literary critic, or choose to apply your skills to editing and publishing, arts journalism, script writing, freelance writing and much more. 

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