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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 undergraduate broadcasting course is extremely practical."

Ben Gubana

Journalism and Broadcasting 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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Photographing the Modern Day Tribe

A new photographic exhibition at Edith Cowan University (ECU) provides a unique insight into Perth’s rave and dance culture scene that only an insider could give.

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Arts and Creative Industries Research Week

Research Week is getting close! The program of events at the Mount Lawley Campus will have a strong focus on the Arts and Creative Research, with presentations, posters and performances.

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Young artists on show

Curators have sifted through more than 150 outstanding entries from more than 30 WA schools to identify the student art works to show at the Young Originals art exhibition at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

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