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Overview

The School of Arts and Humanities is one of the largest and most comprehensive schools of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, with a diverse range of programs covering media and communications, contemporary arts, design, psychology and social sciences, criminology and justice, and the humanities.

We’re also home to one of the world’s best film and television schools, the Western Australian Screen Academy.

Our approach to teaching is one that maximises a student’s employability through acquiring hands-on skills and experiencing professional placements, complemented by a solid theoretical background.

See and hear more from our students on our ECU YouTube channel. Watch behind the scene footage from our WA Screen Academy, discover more about our Research or view recent student testimonials to explore more about the School of Arts and Humanities.

Courses

The school offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

Our course structures also allow for acquisition of expertise in multiple areas, recognising the need for multi-skilling in today’s arts and communications industries.

Research and creative activity

Spread across the university’s three campuses, the School of Arts and Humanities has one of the more diverse research programs at ECU. A variety of disciplines is evident across the School’s active research groups, including a focus on cognitive psychology, young people and the internet, motivation, resilience and creative research practices.

We’re committed to conducting research that has a strong social and cultural impact, while contributing to the vibrancy of the research culture at ECU. Collaborating with community, government and related industries, we aim to provide innovative research solutions. Encompassing staff and students from around the globe, we celebrate the diversity of perspectives and creativity that this brings.

The School has the following research centres:

News & events

CREATEC in association with TINAs presents Professor Caroline Finch

CREATEC in association with TINAs presents Professor Caroline Finch

ECU`s Centre for Research in Entertaiment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications (CREATEC) together with This is Not a Seminar (TINAS) presents Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Vice President, Professor Caroline Finch for her seminar, Supporting HDR publication within and beyond candidature.

An event hosted by CREATEC at Edith Cowan University

CREATEC Weekly Seminar Series - Michelle Duryea

Michelle Duryea will present at the next CREATEC Weekly Seminar Series.
Event: Friday, 17 August

Meet the planner: Lauren Detez, Arinex

Meet the planner: Lauren Detez, Arinex

Congratulations to Arts and Humanities graduate Lauren Detez, Arinex’ who is this year’s Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) Ungerboeck Scholarship recipient for Western Australia. Read her her interview with Spice News.

Facilities

Studying at the School of Arts and Humanities means you have access to a state-of-the-art education environment. There is 24/7 access to our artist’s studios, edit suites, computer labs with printing facilities and the latest software.

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