School of Design, Communication and Information Technology

Welcome to the School of Design, Communication and Information Technology. We bring together a range of disciplines across communication, design, information technology and natural history illustration that are at the forefront of today's interconnected world... read more about the School of Design, Communication and Information Technology.


PhD and Research Masters

If you are a high achieving student with an analytical mind and an intrinsic desire for problem solving, a research degree (PhD or Masters) at the University of Newcastle could be the foundation of your exciting career in research.


Our research

Research in the School reflects the dynamic, creative and technologically oriented nature of the areas of design, communication, information technology and natural history illustration. In addition, we benefit from working across the disciplines in ways that enable more complex approaches to broader areas of study and practice, such as multimedia.

The Hunter Centre for Creative Industries and Technology is based in the School. Through the activities of the Hunter Creative Industries and Technology centre the University of Newcastle provides a gateway for business and industry to access expertise that the Centre provides with the aim to foster creative innovation in the region.

These activities include a range of individual and collaborative works such as report writing, impact studies, publication of books, chapters, journal articles, conference contributions, technological innovations and creative practice outputs.