Our brilliant courses will launch your successful career in media, communication and creative arts.
We have top-notch technology, expert teachers and great industry connections. Discover your talent, explore your passion and write the next chapter of your story.
Courses within Media, communication and creative arts
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Bachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing)
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)
Bachelor of Communication (Honours)
Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation and Motion Capture)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design)
Bachelor of Management
Graduate Certificate of Communication
Graduate Certificate of Creative Arts
Graduate Certificate of Marketing
Graduate Certificate of Writing and Literature
Graduate Diploma of Children's Literature
Graduate Diploma of Communication
Graduate Diploma of Creative Arts
Graduate Diploma of Creative Writing
Graduate Diploma of Digital Media
Graduate Diploma of Journalism
Graduate Diploma of Literary Studies
Graduate Diploma of Professional Writing
Graduate Diploma of Public Relations
Graduate Diploma of Television Production
Graduate Diploma of Visual Communication Design
Graduate Diploma of Writing and Literature
Top graduate employability
Deakin is ranked top three in Australia for graduate employability.* Our courses prepare you for a real-world career, integrating industry partners, work placements and practical skills so you hit the ground running.
* Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking 2016
Imagine your way to a creative career
With our innovative courses, teachers who actually work in the industry, and the latest technologies, you'll be set up for a successful career in an imaginative industry.
Learn from the experts
Our staff have worked and continue to work in the industry and have many years of experience between them. This means you’ll get great insights as well as invaluable contacts.
The areas our expert staff work in are broad and range from Arts Victoria and the BBC through to Penguin Books and Samsung.
You’ll get to work in dedicated spaces for dance and drama through to digital imaging and television and sound. Display your work in the innovative Phoenix Gallery – perfect for mixed-media and pop-up installations.
Plus, use the best technology available – our Motion.Lab is one of the most technologically advanced motion capture facilities in Australia.
Do your research with us
Inventive, diverse and cutting-edge, the School of Communication and Creative Arts (SCCA) is home to internationally acknowledged research in a multiplicity of traditional and non-traditional areas within the arts.
These range from literary studies, journalism, children's literature and film studies, to dance, drama, creative writing, sculpture, public art and photography.
The units I teach are developed from industry opportunities and clients that emerge each year. The content is always changing to reflect the needs of industry and professional practice.
associate head of school (teaching and learning)
Interweaving and complementing in equal parts, communication and creative arts combine to give you skills that are more than the sum of their parts. This makes you a more valuable graduate.