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.
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 and Innovation Labs, 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:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
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.
High-achieving international students have the opportunity to apply the Master of Creative Industries International Scholarship for Excellence. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition fees for one, full-time year of the program.