Recent placements included: If you want to be on the cutting edge of technology, entertainment and linguistics, English and new media studies is a great choice, says Nick Jones.
The interactive learning environment has been one of the highlights of his studies.
‘I loved my time at Griffith,’ says Brooke ‘Broadcasting and TV were my favourite classes and put me in a good position to knock confidently on doors and ask for work experience in radio jobs throughout my degree.‘ Kat echoes these sentiments: ‘Through Griffith, I was able to intern at Nine Gold Coast News, and then within the newsroom at Sea FM,’ she said.
Kat was offered a role at Sea FM on completion of her degree.
All students in the Bachelor of Arts complete core papers that cover effective communication, critical thinking and other transferable skills you'll need for your future career.
For a list of core papers refer to the Bachelor of Arts overview.Bachelor of Arts Papers you could take over your three years of study include: CWRT501 Creative Writing ENGL503 A Pacific Reader ENGL502 Reading New Zealand ENGL600 Literature/Desire ENGL602 Popular Genres CWRT602 Creative Writing: Voices CWRT603 Creative Writing: Storylines ENGL701 New Literatures CWRT700 Creative Writing Project CWRT601 Creative Writing: Nga Tuhituhi Māori Workplace experience (the Work Integrated Learning paper) is the final part of your degree and takes a full semester.This is a supervised work placement related to your major(s), for an organisation of your choice.Studying English and creative writing at Griffith, your flair for expression will be complemented by the relevant professional skills essential to an author in the digital age.Our creative writing courses will not only inspire you to write but also help you build confidence and expertise, and equip you with a developed, critical understanding.Are you dreaming up a novel, a screenplay, short stories, poems, the lyrics to an album, or a graphic novel?With the Creative Writing major you develop your creative writing skills for the page, screen and spaces in-between.You’ll explore and gain insights into some of the most exciting contemporary literature in drama, poetry or fiction, and you’ll appreciate the context of British, Australian and American historical literary works.You’ll refine your craft and specialisation in areas including fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry or screenplays.Your work will range from reflective portfolios to a sustained literary or multimedia work.The degree will prepare you for employment in the creative and professional writing industries.