Let your passion for words inspire your writing.

Why study writing online?

A writing course is the key to composing your career in publishing, editing, and of course, writing.

Put pen to paper and create compelling content that delights your readers and meets the needs of your publishers. A writing course lets you experiment with genre, style, and narrative, helping you discover your strengths and pursue your passions.

Andrew, professional writing and publishing student with Curtin University, through Open Universities Australia.

Writing specialisations

  • Technical writing – documenting processes and supplying instructions.
  • Business writing – workplace communications and grant applications.
  • Travel writing – describing distant places and peoples.

Writing course highlights

  • Editing and publishing skills.
  • Online writing for web, blog, and UX.
  • Exposure and opportunities for publication.
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We can guide you in your selection from 550+ degrees, and 2,610+ subjects, from leading Australian unis.

Start studying, regardless of history

We offer single undergraduate subjects from full degrees without any entry requirements.

Gain credit towards your degree

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same university degree as on-campus students.

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Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

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During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

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We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.

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