Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

Writing

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Complete the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
WRIT101 The Craft of Academic Writing 6  
WRIT102 Storytelling and Genre Writing 6  
Please note WRIT101 may be counted as either a Core Unit in the Course OR a Prescribed Unit in this Minor, Major or Extended Major. If WRIT101 is counted as a Core Unit in the Course, a replacement unit from the Listed Units shown below must be completed to complete this Minor, Major or Extended Major.  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Major - Complete 18 to 30 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - Complete 36 to 54 credit points from the following units:

12-54 cps
COMM387 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
THEA321 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
WRIT303 Research in Writing 6  
WRIT304 Writing Short Fiction 6  
WRIT306 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
WRIT309 Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth 6  
WRIT313 Editing Skills and Standards 6  
WRIT326 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
WRIT327 Magazines: Culture, Industry and Practices 6  
WRIT329 Publishing Practice 6  
And candidates completing a Major or Extended Major may
Major - complete 0 to 12 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units:

0-18 cps
ARTS301
or
ARTS302
Research and Professional Practice
or
Research and Professional Practice II
6  
COMM103 Creative Industries and Communications 6  
COMM323 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM381 The Art of Documentary 6  
WORK300 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
Course Requirements 24 or 48 or 72 cps
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 0-12 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 48 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 24 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 96 cps
Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Communications:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Writing is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in the Bachelor of Arts component. In addition, a candidate for Communications honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 60 credit points in Writing, including 18 credit points at Distinction level or better at 300-level from these units.

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