Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face, Online
1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.
AUD37,665 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
1.5 years full-time.
Face to Face, Online
The University of Newcastle's Master of Creative Industries offers a unique degree that will engage your creativity for social and cultural innovation; and provide a platform to explore your ideas and transform your passions into viable commercial endeavours. If you define yourself as a creator, shape-shifter, or innovator; then this is the program for you.
Using first-rate facilities you will collaborate in an interdisciplinary learning environment to transform your ideas and passions into a commercial product and learn how to expose your product to the marketplace. You will graduate with the ability to understand what industry and communities require to drive social and cultural change.
The University of Newcastle’s Master of Creative Industries is centered on practice-based research and investigation combining practical, creative and entrepreneurial courses to align your creative skills with the most progressive industries. Our core courses focus on practical approaches to thinking about your creative processes and output. At the core of the program are three Innovation Labs designed to support the development of a single project that serves your creativity. The core innovation labs include:
The above core courses are coupled with a broad range of exciting directed courses in your chosen field of study. You can play to your existing strengths or explore a new area of knowledge when selecting your directed courses, with the opportunity to take elective coursework in the following areas:
The Master of Creative Industries offers you limitless possibilities and potential to further explore concepts in your chosen practice. Our coursework will enable you to translate your passion into innovative solutions and pave careers in some of the following creative industries:
As the program offers you the freedom to explore and create, balanced with support and theoretical structure, you will graduate with the ability to apply your creativity in real-world settings and position yourself at the forefront of the creative industry.