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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.

Student testimonials

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"The atmosphere is innovative, interdisciplinary and connected to real world issues, and the research supervisors are experienced and encouraging."

Dr John Ryan

Communications PhD graduate

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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High School Students get a taste of university life

36 pupils from 15 schools across Perth have been discovering what it is like to be a university student completing short courses in Broadcasting and Photomedia.

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SCA student receives prestigeous New Colombo Plan Scholarship

Talented visual arts student Harrison See receives prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarship to study art in China.

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ECU exhibition space transformed for FRINGE WORLD

An artist in residency project at ECU will see the blank white walls of Spectrum Project Space transformed with charcoal landscape drawings, inspired by traditional Chinese art.

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