Whether you’re aiming to be a creative or a corporate writer, UQ’s writing courses will teach you how to produce compelling content for every medium. UQ’s staff of leading writers, industry practitioners, and researchers will introduce you to a range of genres and formats. You’ll learn how language works and you’ll master strategies for structuring, writing, and revising both print and digital documents. You can combine creative writing courses in fiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, and creative non-fiction with courses in academic writing, professional, and journalistic writing, editing, and contemporary literature.
The contemporary workplace demands and values expertise in writing, editing, and publishing. Completion of a writing program will enhance your fundamental skills, develop your creative practice, and lead to a fulfuling writing-related career.
- Science writer
- Public relations manager
- Technical writer
- Arts reviewer
- Copy writer
- Corporate writer
- Fiction writer
- Media liaison officer
- Screen writer
- Speech writer
- Web developer
You can study Writing:
- as a major or extended major in the Bachelor of Arts
- as a major in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
- as a major in the Diploma in Arts
- in the Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing
- in a Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Writing)
- in a Master of Philosophy (Creative Writing)
Writing, Editing and Publishing:
- as a major in the Master of Arts (#24)
- as a major in the Master of Arts (#16)
- as a major in the Graduate Diploma in Arts
- as a major in the Graduate Certificate in Arts
- in a Doctor of Philosophy
- in a Master of Philosophy
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Writing at UQ is staffed by leading writers, industry practitioners, and researchers who are active in industry networks. Staff include novelist and reviewer Dr Veny Armanno, editor and arts worker Dr Stuart Glover, poet Dr Bronwyn Lea, academic, corporate writer, and editor Associate Professor Roslyn Petelin, academic and professional writer Dr Jo Robertson, and novelist Dr Kim Wilkins.