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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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"I've had the chance to rub shoulders with guest lecturers from the industry."

Jessica Dietrich

Communications 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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Glass Artistry Awarded

An ECU artist has been recognised for her unique artwork at a prestigious national art exhibition.

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Girls Girls Girls 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.

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‘From Medicine to Movies and Back’ with Dr Tom Shannon

Dr Tom Shannon will take audience members on a highly visual journey into the world of blockbuster movies, pop videos and advertisements.

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