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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Industries

If you chose to study the Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries at the University of Newcastle you will step into a world of creative exploration. Creative Industries includes professions within creative and performing arts, communications, digital media, visual design and music. This degree will allow you to expand upon your undergraduate focus in the Creative Industries and enable you to fine-tune your artistic output in a specialist area. Discipline areas include advertising design, architecture, design, electronic games, fashion, film, music, performing arts, publishing, radio, television, visual arts and more.

Set your creative milestones, think critically about your work; learn about the opportunities for marketing your work to national and international audiences; work with like-minded creatives on innovative projects; initiate the start-up you have always dreamed of. Your imagination and creative practice will be at the forefront of this degree as a creator, maker, game-changer or innovator in today’s culture. The University of Newcastle collaborates with partners across the spectrum of creative professions and prepares graduates to expand their creative talents and develop hands-on skills that are relevant and in demand across the creative industries.

Campus Information

Newcastle City campus

The University of Newcastle plays an important part in the renewed sense of vibrancy in the Newcastle CBD and our Newcastle City campus is very much at the centre of the city's burgeoning arts scene. NUspace is a $95 million landmark education building developed in 2017 by the University of Newcastle in the heart of Newcastle's CBD. NUspace harnesses the latest in technology and innovation in teaching and learning to deliver a world-class student experience by engaging students in new and exciting ways.


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries offers you limitless possibilities and potential to explore concepts in your chosen practice. With your high-level creative skills careers can be paved in some of the following Creative Industries:

  • advertising and marketing
  • creative writing and publishing
  • architecture and interior design
  • graphic and electronic design
  • visual arts, film and cinematics
  • TV, print and radio production
  • music and performing arts
  • digital content and software

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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  • Course Code: 096165G
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 17755 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 29710 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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