Why study creative and professional writing at La Trobe?

High employer satisfaction

Our graduates have an employer satisfaction rating of 86.1%

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 7.69MB]

World-class research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in language, communication and culture.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Top 200 globally

One of the world’s leading university ranking agencies ranks our arts and humanities subjects among the world’s best.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, World University Rankings 2020 by subject: arts and humanities

Career opportunities in creative and professional writing

Career pathways

Studying creative and professional writing builds skills in attention to detail, communication and analysis to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Teacher or tutor
  • Journalist
  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Instructional designer
  • Project manager
  • Public relations consultant

Future employers

Potential employers of creative and professional writing graduates include:

  • Arts Centre Melbourne
  • Australian National Museum
  • Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art
  • Oriental Cambridge Education Group
  • Seven West Media Limited

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