Humanities and Communication Arts

Your postgraduate information session

Postgraduate studies in Humanities and Communication Arts at Western comprises of broad disciplinary fields of Communication and Media, Literature and Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Music and Therapy, Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, TESOL and Interpreting and Translation. Our postgraduate courses and innovative research focuses on contemporary debates, perspectives, methods and technologies.

This session was held on Thursday 5 November. A video recording and transcripts of this session are now available.

This session covers the following courses:


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Frequently asked questions

Yes, most of our Interpreting and translation courses are accredited through the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Refer to our website for more information on accreditation.

Yes, the Master of Creative Music Therapy course at Western is one of two accredited Music Therapy Courses in Australia. After you complete your studies, you are eligible to apply for registration (RMT) with the Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA) which qualifies you to practice professionally.

Graduates can look forward to a career in the technology sector, cultural heritage, and the GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives and Museums) plus many more.

The Philosophy Research Initiative at Western is one of the strongest concentrations in Continental Philosophy in Australasia, presenting students with a unique opportunity to work at the cutting edge of philosophy today. You can choose to study a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or Masters in Continental Philosophy. If you wish to continue to a PhD, the Master of Arts in Continental Philosophy articulates with the research pathway degree (Master of Research) in the second year.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.