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Creative Industries, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #207 (QS) , | Online
The Creative Industries program from University of Newcastle is an unique degree that will engage your creativity for social and cultural innovation; and provide a platform to explore your ideas and transform your passions into viable commercial endeavours. If you define yourself as a creator, shape-shifter, or innovator; then this is the program for you.

About

The University of Newcastle's Master of Creative Industries offers a unique degree that will engage your creativity for social and cultural innovation; and provide a platform to explore your ideas and transform your passions into viable commercial endeavours. If you define yourself as a creator, shape-shifter, or innovator; then this is the program for you.

Using first-rate facilities and Innovation Labs, you will collaborate in an interdisciplinary learning environment to transform your ideas and passions into a commercial product and learn how to expose your product to the marketplace. You will graduate with the ability to understand what industry and communities require to drive social and cultural change.

Why study with us?

  • Access to first-rate facilities - you will study in a creative learning environment at the University of Newcastle’s established Innovation Labs, that fosters invention and entrepreneurialism.
  • Fast-track your career - this degree will increase your professional capacity making you highly employable. According to the World Economic Forum, creative industries generate 3% of the world's GDP and provide 29.5 million jobs globally. With enhanced creative capabilities you will stand out at the forefront of the industry.
  • Work anywhere in the world - our Master of Creative Industries is recognised nationally and internationally, allowing you to capitalise on your creative knowledge globally within the professional environment.

Career opportunities

The Master of Creative Industries offers you limitless possibilities and potential to further explore concepts in your chosen practice. Our coursework will enable you to translate your passion into innovative solutions and pave careers in some of the following creative industries:

  • advertising and marketing
  • creative writing and publishing
  • architecture and interior design
  • graphic and electronic design
  • visual arts, film and cinematics,
  • television, print and radio production
  • music and performing arts
  • digital content and software

As the program offers you the freedom to explore and create, balanced with support and theoretical structure, you will graduate with the ability to apply your creativity in real-world settings and position yourself at the forefront of the creative industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research for the Creative Industries
  • Innovation Lab 1 - Thinking It Through
  • Innovation Lab 2 - Making it Happen
  • Innovation Lab 3 - Making it Known
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity

          You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

          Full-time
          • Full-time duration 18 months
          Part-time
          • Average part-time duration 60 months
          • Intensity Flexible
          • Duration description
            Only for domestic
        • Credits
          120 alternative credits
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus, Online

        English Language Requirements

        You need the following IELTS score:

        • Minimum required score:

          6.5

          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        Academic Requirements

        General Requirements

        CRICOS code: 096166F
        • The Master of Creative Industries is an 80 – 120 unit postgraduate qualification.
        • Discipline areas include but are not limited to: advertising design, architecture, design, electronic games, fashion, film, music, performing arts, publishing, radio, television, visual arts.
        • Admission to the Master of Creative Industries will be based on a completed:
        • Bachelor Degree in a discipline area with 1 year relevant work experience (80 units) OR
        • Bachelor degree in a discipline area with no relevant work experience (120 units) OR
        • Bachelor Honours Degree (80 units) OR
        • Graduate Certificate (80 units) OR

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          34345 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 34345 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
        • National

          20100 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 20100 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

        Living costs for Newcastle

        • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
          Living Costs

        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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