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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 goal is to become a game concept artist."

Joseph Heather

Design 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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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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The Breaking of Silence

An exhibition by Luke Aleksandrow at Spectrum Project Space invites the audience to consider the presence of silence in everyday life.

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International poetry prize

Three touching poems about love and loss have won an ECU writer the Grand Prize in a prestigious international poetry competition.

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