M.A. On Campus


Curtin University

24 months
29000 AUD/year
19500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Arts program 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.


The Arts program 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 will pass on their insights and experience, and connect you to relevant industries and creative communities.

As part of this course you will undertake a major supervised creative project, which can become an important piece in your professional portfolio.

You will apply your practical skills and develop your networks by undertaking a professional placement with an industry organisation. You will also have an opportunity to engage with award-winning artists, writers and researchers through our on-campus residency programs.

Throughout your studies, you will have access to a range of purpose-built student facilities and creative outlets, such as Curtin’s Media Production Studio, painting and sculpture studios, the Centre for Culture and Technology, Grok magazine and the John Curtin Gallery.

Career opportunities

  • Artist
  • Arts administrator
  • Audio, broadcasting or theatre technician
  • Cinematographer
  • Copywriter
  • Curator
  • Digital content producer
  • Film, theatre or television director
  • Media liaison officer
  • Multimedia developer

Programme Structure

You will specialise in one of the following areas:

  • Creative Writing
  • Fine Art
  • Professional Writing and Publishing
  • Screen Arts
  • Social and Cultural Inquiry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 098146E

For admission to this course, you must have either:

  • a bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised institution (you may require relevant work experience) OR
  • a bachelor degree with honours OR
  • a graduate certificate or diploma from a recognised institution 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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