The world needs humanities
A journalist can bring hidden topics to the light. A screen artist can open up our minds, and our emotions. And an artist can provide us with a unique immersive experience.
Professionals in creative arts and communications help people to gain new perspectives and discover new understandings. From screen arts to journalism to digital design, you can use your imagination and skills to explore and reflect the human experience, and capture hearts and minds.
Why study creative arts and communications at Curtin?
Study a double degree. If you have multiple interests and want to expand your career prospects you can with our flexible degree structures.
Participate in real world learning through industry based projects and internships.
Get access to our facilities. You could be filming in our media and production studios, practicing your performance in Hayman Theatre or creating masterpieces in our painting and sculpture studios.
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Explore our undergraduate courses
If you want to make a difference – whether it’s through the written word, performance arts, fine arts or media – join us to develop your skills, knowledge and passion for a career that could have a positive impact anywhere in the world.
Learn more about our undergraduate degrees and majors. In this study area you can choose from three degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Communications or a Bachelor of Creative Arts.
Bachelor of Arts courses
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.
Chinese is the world’s most spoken first language. Classes cater for beginners through to native speakers.
Develop your writing skills in fiction, poetry, and experimental and emerging genres.
English and Cultural Studies
Explore the power of culture and language and examine how societies operate in the past, present and future.
Learn to speak Japanese – a fascinating language spoken by 135 million people worldwide. Classes range from beginners to advanced.
Use your creative flair and investigative skills to create content for radio, television and online platforms.
Gain a strong understanding of Korean culture and language, to expand your career opportunities through intercultural literacy and the skills for global engagement.
Professional Writing and Publishing
Learn how to research, write, edit and publish a range of material, to prepare for a career in professional communications.
Bachelor of Creative Arts courses
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.
Pursue a creative career and contribute to the artistic, and cultural needs of contemporary society.
Combine production skills, creativity and theory to create diverse and innovative screen projects.
Are you a budding actor or director? This course prepares you for a bright future in theatre arts.
Bachelor of Communications
This degree will help you gain experience in a variety of communications, including, writing, design, public relations and photography.
You can choose to specialise in one of the below fields of communications.
Use your creative flair and investigative skills to make content for radio, television and online platforms.
Gain experience in a variety of communications, including writing, design, public relations and photography.
Corporate screen production
Work with commercial equipment and produce work for film and television.
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If you don’t meet our entry requirements, find out how portfolio entry could offer a flexible pathway for the following courses: Fine Art, Creative Writing and Journalism.
Hone your craft in our industry standard facilities
The Faculty of Humanities is home to a range of modern and industry standard facilities to give you the best learning experience possible. From our Media and Production studio to our painting workshops and studios, you’ll have access to the latest spaces and equipment to enhance your studies.Explore our facilities