Creative Arts and Communication
Thriving in the creative industries requires more than just creativity itself. By studying creative arts and communication, you'll develop an entrepreneurial attitude, client consultation and communication skills, critical thinking and the ability to adapt – so you can bring your ideas to life.
Where could a creative arts and communication degree take you?
Hone your craft to tell powerful stories shining the spotlight on big issues. You won’t be alone; our community of free-thinking creatives work for Hollywood production companies, freelance as successful writers, drive global communication campaigns and help improve lives by creating online games for vision-impaired people.
The number of jobs advertised for professionals in the marketing, communications, advertising, arts and media industry is growing.
98% of Australians engage with the arts. And, more people are recognising the positive impacts of the arts.
47% of creatives have forged their own path and work for themselves.
Why study creative arts and communication at Murdoch?
Creative arts and communications students have the freedom to grow and develop creative ideas and think freely.
On any day you could be using our start-of-the-art facilities to bring your big ideas to life, or entering local, national and global competitions to showcase your work to the industry.
To complement your on-campus experience, you can also learn from the industry’s best through an internship at some of WA’s leading businesses, government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Set yourself up for a career in the games production industry with this tailored course taught by international experts.
Learn to become a storyteller in the digital age with practical writing, reporting and production skills.
Explore our creative arts and communication degrees
Communication + Creative Media – Bachelor of Communication + Bachelor of Creative Media
Criminology + Communication – Bachelor of Criminology + Bachelor of Communication
English and Creative Writing – Bachelor of Arts
Games Art and Design – Bachelor of Creative Media
Games Software Design and Production – Bachelor of Science
Global Media and Communication – Bachelor of Communication
Graphic Design – Bachelor of Creative Media
Journalism – Bachelor of Communication
Law + Communication – Bachelor of Laws + Bachelor of Communication
Marketing – Bachelor of Business
Photography – Bachelor of Creative Media
Screen Production – Bachelor of Creative Media
Sound – Bachelor of Creative Media
Strategic Communication – Bachelor of Communication
Theatre and Drama – Bachelor of Arts
Communication – Bachelor of Communication (Honours)
Creative Media – Bachelor of Creative Media (Honours)
English and Creative Writing – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Games Software Design and Production – Bachelor Science (Honours)
Games Technology – Bachelor Science (Honours)
Theatre and Drama – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Design Thinking – Graduate Certificate
Creative Arts Therapies – Graduate Diploma
Design Thinking and Service Innovation – Graduate Diploma
Web Communication – Graduate Diploma
Communication – Master of Communication
Creative Arts Therapies – Master of Creative Arts Therapies
Explore our creative arts and communication facilities
Discover the sound stage, new rooms, TV and radio studio and drama studios that you'll learn in.