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Studying this Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing) program through Open Universities Australia will give you the education and practical training to excel in the craft of writing and pursue a career in publishing.
In this highly tailored writing and publishing degree, you will gain skills and training in the essentials of writing, editing and publishing, and learn about the importance of context and culture on writing styles and techniques.
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In this Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing) program, you can study:
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.
The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.
The Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing) program will give you education and training in the craft and the business of writing. Graduates can expect to be employed in research, writing, editing and publishing in government and industry, as well as the not-for-profit sector, arts organisations, and the magazine and book industries.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy, Youth Allowance, HECS-HELP or scholarships.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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