Welcome to the Faculty of Education and Arts, home to one of Australia's leading education providers along with the nations leading performing arts school. Whether you want to be an educator, a performer or artist we can provide you with the technique, tools and training required to secure you a job. We pride ourselves on our continual engagement with the education and arts community providing our students with invaluable industry opportunities, gaining the practical 'hands on' skills that ECU is so well known for. Our advanced facilities allow you to apply your newfound knowledge immediately, giving you the extra edge and confidence needed when you go out into the work force.
With a diverse range of courses, we can guide and support you in your creative growth. Listed below are the study areas offered by the faculty:
An ECU artist has been recognised for her unique artwork at a prestigious national art exhibition.
A new exhibition at Spectrum Project Space will reunite three ECU alumni who have all gone on to forge successful careers as abstract painters.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), as part of Edith Cowan University’s Mount Lawley campus, is opening its doors to the public next Sunday, for it’s annual Open Day event.
"My training at WAAPA has provided me with the ability to conquer my fears."
Master of Arts (Creative Arts) student
"Throughout my three years at WAAPA I’ve learnt numerous techniques that have helped in my professional life as a freelance visual artist."
ECU Props and Scenery graduate
We are dedicated to providing quality research that encourages interaction with the wider community and contributes to benefiting our society. Encompassing staff and students from around the globe, we celebrate the diversity of perspectives and creativity that this brings.
Our current research projects include;