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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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"My course provided me with the understanding that creative ideas and communication are essential aspects of public relations."

Danielle Posejpal

Advertising and Public Relations 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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ECU and USST’s ‘Third Space’ exhibition

The Third Space exhibition showcases on-going collaborative artworks from staff and students at the School of Communications and Arts and the University of Shanghai Science and Technology (USST).

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Hot off the Press

Now on show in breathing space at Mount Lawley Library are a selection of international prints from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

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One painting a day for 100 days

A new exhibition at ECU is exploring how we create the story of us. It asks which memories do we hold on to, which do we discard and what moments in our life make us who we are?

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