University of Canberra

Master of Arts in Creative and Cultural Futures

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

The versatile Master of Arts in Creative and Cultural Futures will prepare you to be a leader in the rapidly changing cultural sector. Based in the national capital of Canberra – home to Australia’s major cultural institutions and an ever-increasing creative community – you can use the course’s interdisciplinary learning environment to expand your knowledge and networks, build or update your digital skills, develop your entrepreneurial potential, and apply your creativity in real-world settings using Australian and international industry case studies.This expertise and industry knowledge will help you to establish or build upon a sustainable career in the creative and cultural industries, in fields such as heritage and conservation, community arts, cultural policy and planning, film production, creative writing, digital arts, or in the galleries, libraries, archives, museums and records (GLAMR) sector. The course is capped by a thesis or professional/creative project in an area of your choosing, and if you are already employed in the sector, you will be encouraged to use your past or recent experience to reflect on current industry practice, problems and issues.


48 credit points


  • Digital Pasts, Digital Futures PG
  • Contemporary Issues for the Creative and Cultural Sector PG
  • Leadership, Ethics and Innovation PG
  • Master of Arts Thesis / Professional or Creative Project PG
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

Students must have a bachelor degree in any field as approved by the University. Applicants with a completed Bachelor's degree in a related/cognate field may be granted credit for 12 credit points of unspecified credit and admission into the 1.5 year (EFTSL) program.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $46,000
International: $65,800
  • Full-time : 2 years

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