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The School of Communications and Arts is for students who want to discover and pursue their true passion.

We have a diverse range of programs in communications, media, design, arts and the humanities. As a result, we are one of the largest and most comprehensive schools of this kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

We aim to maximise your employability by giving you hands-on skills, professional placement experiences, and a solid theoretical background. Multi-skilling is expected in many arts and communications industries and our course structures allow you to gain expertise in multiple areas.

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"The assistance and support of the lecturers at ECU has been great."

Jessica Clowes

History and French student

Research activity

The School of Communications and Arts actively participates in a range of research projects dedicated to collaborating with the media, communications, technology and creative industries to local community, government and industry groups.

Our current research projects include;

News & events

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Graduates set to Flourish!

The 2014 School of Communication and Arts graduation show is almost here.

A new EU Kids Online report co-authored by Professor Lelia Green examines the risks in children accessing the internet via mobile devices. Thumbnail

Kids and smartphones - what's the risk?

A new European study examining the risks in children using smartphones is a warning for Australian parents.

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Forget me not art

An exhibition by PhD Candidate and artist Sue Girak has given new life to silver-coated copper wire, surgical masks, flywire and plastics that would otherwise be destined for landfill.

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