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Creative Industries

Macquarie University

12 months
34000 AUD/year
28800 AUD/year
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The Creative Industries program at Macquarie University will provide you with the skills you’ll require to meet the challenges associated with a rapidly shifting professional context that’s increasingly focused on digital production, distribution and audience engagement strategies. 


The creative sector is rapidly emerging as an economic force to be reckoned with as millions of people across the world now work in this fast-growing and dynamic sector. 

The sector offers diverse and rewarding career opportunities encompassing arts management; music, film, television and radio; screen and film production and practice; the performing and visual arts; advertising and marketing; writing, publishing and print media; and software and interactive content development.

As a student in the Creative Industries program at Macquarie University, you’ll develop an advanced understanding and appreciation of a range of approaches to contemporary production, distribution and audience engagement.  

You’ll advance your knowledge of creative media project design, aesthetics and management. 

And you’ll have access to professional-quality studios for screen production, drama, dance, music recording and radio production; industry-standard digital workstations; a specially equipped theatre for screenings; and digital production tools.

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising or PR manager
  • Arts and cultural administrator
  • Audio engineer
  • Composer
  • Creative media entrepreneur
  • Creative media marketing and promotion specialist
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Government arts policy adviser or cultural attaché
  • Media policy and strategy developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Production Foundation 
  • Media and Communications: Creative Contexts 
  • Media and Communications: Technologies  
  • Media and Communications: Representations
  • Creative Entrepreneurship 
  • Digital Media Strategies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International - We recommend applying early for your course to ensure you have adequate time to arrange your student visa.


80 alternative credits
  • 2 years - 160
  • 1,5 years - 120
  • 1 year - 80


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65, or
  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, and two years relevant approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning, or
  • AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65 and two years relevant approved work experience, professional certfication or other recognised prior learning

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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