Master of Creative Arts

Deakin University

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,632
International: $62,992

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in a related discipline

Structure:

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

Subjects you can Study:

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

Study Pathways:

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

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

Who for:

Those working in creative arts

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Full time 2 years
Waterfront No info Yes Part time 4 years
Waterfront No info Yes Full time 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 4 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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