Master of Creative Arts

Deakin University

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

Explore and understand the ideas that shape the field of Creative Arts and take your creative practice to the next level. This program provides students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a creative arts discipline, with advanced academic and professional skills in practice-led research and creative arts production. The course enables students to understand and explore the social, political and cultural contexts and history of ideas that inform contemporary approaches to the creative arts in their discipline. Students build and develop sustainable creative practices as independent or commissioned practitioners with advanced knowledge and skills in art-making and creative arts research. The Master of Creative Arts is available in any of the seven disciplines of the Creative Arts: Visual Arts, Photography, Film and Television, Animation and Motion Capture, Visual Communication Design, Dance or Drama.

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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $43,640
International: $63,744
No information available Yes No information available
Geelong Waterfront Domestic: $43,640
International: $63,744
No information available Yes No information available

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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