Expand your imagination and develop your craft with a Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing).
This course is embedded in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
- Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing)
- Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
- Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) / Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) / Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation
Why Writing at UTS?
- Learn how to get published
Building a portfolio and pitching your work are key components of our course. Students contribute to and lead the annual UTS Writers' Anthology, as well as publish widely in local, national and international literary journals and magazines.
- Become a success story
Some of Australia’s best known writers, including Anna Funder and Kate Grenville, studied creative writing at UTS. Previous graduates have also gone onto global acclaim, winning awards, literary prizes, grants and international residencies for their published and produced work.
- Leading lecturers and academics
Our academic staff are leading writers, publishers and scholars across the creative and cultural industries. They are also international experts in creative writing research and teaching, and appear regularly at events around the world.
- Find your people
Develop your practice and cultivate relationships with peers who share and support your creative passion.
- Industry connections
Connect with writers, publishers, filmmakers and cultural organisations to increase your career potential.
Creative writing graduates work as fiction and non-fiction writers for an array of publications and organisations, including in anthologies, magazines, newspapers, literary journals and online presses. They also work as screenwriters, story developers, interactive world builders and communication professionals. Our graduates also go on to teaching and researching, many of them undertaking postgraduate study.
Student and graduate work
- UTS Writers’ Anthology: The UTS Writers’ Anthology showcases the best new talent from the UTS creative writing degree as well as work from students from other disciplines. The anthology can include short stories, poetry, scripts, non-fiction, and any other kind of creative writing.
- Meet our students and graduates or explore some examples of student work.
- Debra Adelaide, novelist, short story writer and creative reader
- Sarah Attfield, poet and popular culture scholar
- Screenwriter and creative practice research specialist, Craig Batty
- Novelist, essayist and biographer, Gabrielle Carey
- Claire Corbett, speculative fiction novelist, short story writer and essayist
- Crime writer and creative non-fiction specialist, John Dale
- Delia Falconer, creative non-fiction writer, novelist and short story writer
- Anna Funder, novelist, creative non-fiction writer and public speaker
- Journalist, non-fiction author and creative practice research scholar, Sue Joseph
- Kiera Lindsey, historian and speculative biographer
- Novelist, creative non-fiction writer and literary theorist, Tony Macris