International Master of Creative Industries 2017, Australia

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Create a product and create the future

“The purpose of creativity in all its forms is to inspire, inform and change our world in meaningful ways. The Master of Creative Industries will prepare you to do just that – to take your ideas and passions to the next level so you can make real impact.”

- Jacob Cass

Overview

Do you want to work in the dynamic creative industries sector? Do you need to redefine and extend your skill base to prepare you for a range of existing and emerging career possibilities? The Master of Creative Industries can put you on track to achieving these goals.

This innovative new program is a mix of practical, creative and entrepreneurial courses. These courses have been designed to reflect the combination of skills that are in-demand, and which industry and communities require in order to drive social and cultural innovation.

Using first-rate facilities and an Innovation Lab, you will collaborate in an interdisciplinary learning environment to transform your ideas and passions into a commercial product – and you will also learn how to get your product into the market.

Is It For You?

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Creative Industries is suited to:

  • Creative practitioners who wish to develop management and entrepreneurial skills, as well as broaden their skill base
  • Creative professionals embedded in non-creative industries who wish to learn how to translate and apply their skills to new industries, with the aim of creating more diverse job opportunities in a market where new occupations are quickly evolving 
  • Support workers in creative industries who wish to stay, but learn how to better adapt and apply their skills to the sector.

The Master of Creative Industries is an 80 unit postgraduate qualification.

Areas of Study

Students will complete studies related to the development, realisation and presentation of innovative creative projects. Students can also select from specialist directed courses in:

  • Creative writing
  • Creative and performing arts
  • Music
  • Design
  • Communication
  • Information technology

Entry Criteria

Admission to the Master of Creative Industries will be based on a completed Bachelor Degree in a discipline area* with 1 year relevant work experience OR Bachelor Honours Degree OR Graduate Certificate OR Diploma in a discipline area* with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience. Evidence of relevant work experience must be detailed through a statement of service and or portfolio. Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.

*Discipline areas include but are not limited to:

  • Advertising design
  • Architecture design
  • Electronic games
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Publishing
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Visual arts

International Scholarship

High-achieving international students have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship into the Master of Creative Industries. The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition fees for one, full-time year of the program.

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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