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Arts, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #190 (BCR) Perth, Australia
The Master of Arts from Curtin University is ideal if you want to extend your skills and critical capacity in one of its discipline areas, add a new area of expertise to your repertoire, or if you are new to the arts and are looking for a career change.
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Overview

The Master of Arts from Curtin University is hands-on with a strong practical, industry and arts community focus, preparing you for a career in creative and professional practice. You will be taught by industry and academic experts who can pass on their insights and experience, and connect you to relevant industries and creative communities.

Curtin has extensive experience in the areas covered by this course, and you will have access to a range of purpose built student facilities and creative outlets, such as Curtin FM 100.1, the Hayman Theatre, Curtin’s Media Production Studio, the Centre for Culture and Technology, Grok magazine, the John Curtin Gallery and the Western Independent online news platform.

Career information

Career opportunities

  • Artist
  • Arts administrator
  • Audio, broadcasting or theatre technician
  • Cinematographer
  • Communications Specialist
  • Copywriter
  • Craftsperson
  • Curator
  • Digital content producer
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Film, theatre or television director
  • Journalist
  • Media liaison officer
  • Media presenter
  • Multimedia developer
  • Producer
  • Production manager
  • Publisher
  • Set, costume or lighting designer
  • Sociologist
  • Technical artist
  • User experience designer
  • Visualisation specialist
  • Visualisation technology developer
  • Writer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Writing and Publishing 
  • Screen Arts 
  • Theatre Arts 
  • Fine Art 
  • Journalism 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 098146E

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
  • English test results
  • Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. 
  • As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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