Deakin University

Master of Creative Arts

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Realise your full potential as a creator while specialising in an area of passion with a Master of Creative Arts. Graduate with an eye-catching portfolio and build transferable skills that prepare you to be flexible across the creative jobs of the future. The Master of Creative Arts allows you to focus your studies on one of six creative areas: visual arts, photography, animation and motion capture, visual communication design, dance or drama. But that doesn’t mean your knowledge will be limited to your specialisation. Throughout the course, you’ll be studying complementary disciplines and practising alongside creative thinkers from different backgrounds, broadening your understanding of creativity and arming you with transferable skills that prepare you for any creative pursuit.

Designed for

Those working in creative arts


  • 16 credit points of study comprising: 10 credit points of core coursework
  • and 6 credit points of research.


  • Animation and motion capture
  • Creative arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Film and tv
  • Photography
  • Visual arts
  • Visual communication design

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in a related discipline

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $44,848
International: $66,344
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Discipline availability: Burwood (Melbourne) - Animation and Motion Capture, Dance, Drama, Film and TV, Photography, Visual Communication Design and Visual Arts; Waterfront (Geelong) - Photography and Visual Arts

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