24 months
29000 AUD/year
22000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Creative Arts from the University of the Sunshine Coast provides you with the chance to take the next step as a creative professional. 

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At the Master of Creative Arts from the University of the Sunshine Coast , you will develop specific knowledge and skills about the emerging creative industries. 

In this program you will research and complete the design, construction and presentation of original creative arts products and complete an accompanying exegesis. Furthermore, you will challenge your intellectual capacities through critical, analytical, lateral and creative thinking.


  • Art and digital design
  • Creative writing 
  • Interactive technologies and games

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Higher Degree by Research (HDR) is a supervised research program that requires undertaking original research, resulting in a thesis, or a thesis and exegesis.
  • During the Master by Research program, Master by Research candidates are required to achieve several milestones that relate to their research training.
  • Milestones are program requirements and periodic assessments of candidature progression. Milestones are distributed throughout HDR candidature providing structure and mechanism for regular review and feedback on progress towards both the research project and attainment of the University's Research Graduate Attribute. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 041913G 
  • To be eligible for admission to Master of Creative Arts candidature, applicants are normally required to hold a bachelor degree with at least Honours Class 2 Division II from a recognised higher education institution.
  • Applicants who have completed a bachelor degree and have achieved by subsequent work and study a standard equivalent to at least Honours Class 2 Division II may also be considered.
  • In exceptional cases, applications may be considered on the basis of other evidence of general and professional qualifications as approved by the Research Degree Committee.
  • International students need to refer to the University's English language requirements.
  • Admission is subject to availability of appropriate supervision and facilities.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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