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Undergraduate Courses (Bachelor of Arts)

Creative Writing

This major will allow you to explore a variety of creative writing styles, such as fiction, poetry, and writing for performance, as well as a range of emerging and experimental genres.

Professional Writing and Publishing

You will learn to produce and edit feature articles, speeches, reports, discussion papers, history, humorous pieces, website content, creative non-fiction, media releases, and many other forms. You will cover copyright, censorship, plagiarism and the ethics of writing in the public domain.

Literary and Cultural Studies

The Literary and Cultural Studies major explores the making and circulation of meaning within a culture. You will focus on the construction of cultural values and the ways in which they are articulated creatively and socially.

Mass Communication

A wide spanning and flexible subject, Mass Communication prepares you for a career across more than one area in the rapidly expanding field of media and corporate communication. This course provides you with key technological skills and knowledge, as well as an understanding of the issues and debates that concern media, communication and information in the world today.

Theatre Arts

The Theatre Arts major expands your skills, theoretical understanding and experience in theatre and performance practice. Classes encompass skills and processes in acting, directing, devising, writing, dramaturgy, critical analysis, stage management and theatre production and are applied in the on-campus Hayman Theatre.

Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) (Honours)

A Bachelor Degree with Honours can be earned by adding a year of study to some bachelor degrees, or by studying an honours program concurrently with a bachelor degree of four years or more.

Postgraduate Courses

Master of Media and Communication

This degree is for those seeking to develop creative problem solving skills and an advanced understanding of media, culture, new technology and communication practices. Students can undertake internships in prominent media organisations, state government agencies and communication departments of major corporations, such as Fremantle Football Club.

Higher Degree by Research Courses