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.


Real-world experience

Get valuable experience in our on-campus student creative consultancy MESH.

Media Arts Centre

Bring your ideas to life in our $1.7 million Media Arts Centre, equipped with television, sound, news, journalism and graphic design facilities.

Indsutry focused learning

Learn from academics who have worked for Disney, Pixar and Interzone Games.


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.

Find out more in our creative arts and communication study guide


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Sources: Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Industries Federation, SEEK Insights and Resources