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Arts and creative industries

A degree in the arts and creative industries will develop your creativity, encourage you to explore new technologies and teach you to apply critical thinking to real industry situations.

Make your mark with your imagination

Whether your interests lie with the written word, performance arts, fine arts or media, our diverse range of creative arts and communications courses mean you can follow your passion while gaining the skills, knowledge and experience to develop a meaningful career.

Specialist areas



Explore our diverse range of courses, ranging from photography and fashion design to animation and game design.

Creative arts and communications

Our courses encompass areas including fine arts, creative writing, journalism, Chinese, Japanese, digital and social media, and more.

Discover our undergraduate courses

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Bachelor of Arts

This flexible degree allows you to choose a major (or two) in languages, writing, journalism, social media and more so you can tailor your studies to your creative passions and career goals.

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Bachelor of Creative Arts 

This creative degree will help you to balance your creative skills and practical skills to broaden your career opportunities and build your dream career in an area you’re passionate about.

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Bachelor of Communications 

This degree will help you gain experience in a variety of communications, including, writing, design, public relations and photography.

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Bachelor of Design

Learn to design through project-based activities using industry-standard equipment, technologies and media platforms.

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Where can a Bachelor of Design take you?

As a designer, you can forge a career creating and improving products, materials, apps and art used and enjoyed in all areas of life, such as smart phones, mobile apps, furniture, films, clothing, advertisements and games.

Read more about where a bachelor design can take you

Applications are open for semester 1, 2024

If you’re currently a year 12 student planning to commence studying in semester 1, 2024, now is the time to apply through TISC! You may even be eligible for an early offer.

If you’re not a year 12 student, you can apply directly to Curtin to start your course in 2024.

Learn more about how to apply
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