CURTIN Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications) and (Professional Writing and Publishing)

Open Universities Australia (OUA)

Write and edit content to publish online. Craft diverse writing styles and genres from features to speeches for personal and commercial audiences. Explore how people network and connect using the internet. Design websites and online experiences. This degree offers a choice of studying two single majors together and introduces students to the complementary fields of internet communications and professional writing & publishing. Internet Communications major provides you with an opportunity to learn in detail about the human dimensions of the internet: how people network, collaborate and share information through internet communications, media and design. You will develop advanced skills in creating, maintaining and managing online communications for personal and commercial interactions, as well as gaining knowledge of the social and cultural contexts within which those interactions occur. The Professional Writing and Publishing major prepares students for writing careers in the private, public and creative sectors through the study and practice of a range of different writing forms, including feature articles, speeches, reports, discussion papers, travel writing, history, humour, writing for the internet, promotional writing, creative non-fiction and media releases.

Course Fee:

Australian: $19,680

Entry Requirements:

Successful study through OUA – either: Successful completion of four OUA degree level units at pass level (this satisfies the English language proficiency requirement) OR Successful completion of two OUA degree level units with separate evidence of English proficiency is required. Higher Education – Successful completion of one full time semester (four standard units) towards an Undergraduate or higher level of study at an Australian University (separate evidence of English proficiency is not required). Secondary Education – Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) 70 or equivalent. Students must have English ATAR, Literature ATAR or English as an Additional Language/Dialect ATAR. To determine your eligibility for entry please refer to Interstate Year 12 and IB Students, TISC Tertiary Institutions Service Centre link http://www.tisc.edu.au/static/guide/prerequisites-comparsion.tisc. VET Studies – Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma or Advanced Diploma or Associate Diploma. You may also be eligible for credit toward your university study. Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate IV and evidence of English proficiency.

Subjects you can Study:

Internet Communications; Professional Writing and Publishing

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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