Master of Creative Industries

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Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.

Live sessions are streamed throughout the year, where you can find out more about course content, admission requirements and career outcomes.

A creative degree that gets down to business

Ideas are powerful. They can change lives, the way we live and the very world we live in. But without the skills to pitch, develop and share your concepts, your contribution will be an opportunity lost.

Our Master of Creative Industries is a two-year program that helps you identify, refine, enhance and grow your own intellectual property. Learn how to best participate and survive in the contemporary media landscape with its breakdown of traditional media silos and the transformation of media production and consumption practices. Become a specialist in your field, and learn how to understand and connect with your audiences across broadcast, online, mobile and other channels, and to integrate new platforms and social media into the mix. You’ll also gain complementary cross-discipline skills in the areas of management and entrepreneurship to better leverage your ideas.

Taught by staff with extensive industry experience, this course has a strong focus on creative ideation, audience experience, and user-centred design. It explores the social, cultural and technical collision of new technologies and the impact of this on audiences and creators. Gives you the knowledge and experience needed to take your ideas from the page to the marketplace, and advance your career.

Industry Partnership

Through our partnership with Tropfest, Western Sydney University strives to provide our students with unique industry experiences that will inspire and support them to harness creativity and share their stories.

Tropfest is the world’s largest short film festival, created by John Polson to showcase emerging talent of the next generation of Australian filmmakers.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $32,880*

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $34,280*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"It will enrich your experience of the world. It will give you tools to assess and evaluate your own perspective. Follow your interests."

— Amrita Tar. Bachelor of Arts.

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.