ATAR cut-off
60.20
67.50 (Median ATAR)
61.20
65.63 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 10435
CRICOS code: 001602K

English and Writing

Study English and Writing at UON

The English and Writing major at UON allows you to explore both literary studies and practice-based creative writing so that you can combine or focus your studies based on your interests and develop your strengths and skills according to your preferences.

You may develop in-depth knowledge of literature in English and its transformation across time and/or practical understanding of the craft of creative writing.  Whatever your focus, you will have the opportunity to develop strong writing skills.

English and writing leads to diverse careers

Flexible skills and creative currency adaptable across industries.

Career and work options for UON English and Writing graduates are both numerous and diverse.

The English and Writing major is highly relevant for those pursuing careers within the creative industries as well as across a broad range of sectors needing strong skills and expertise.

English and Writing provides an opportunity to develop critical thinking skills along with an in-depth understanding of writing for a range of different media. The focus on literature from various periods and languages also enables you to develop skills that unlock your creative writing potential.

As English and Writing students at UON, you will polish and apply your writing skills for print, theatre, film, broadcasting and online, ensuring creative currency across contemporary media industries.

Learn from the best

English Language and Literature is one of the University's key areas of strength, consistently ranking as one of the best each year.

In 2016, we ranked in the world's top 2% in 2016 QS World University Subject Rankings. Study English and Writing at the University of Newcastle to learn from and with the best.

To learn more about our expertise in English and Writing, please refer to our Humanities and Social Science discipline contacts page.


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