About us

UNSW School of the Arts & Media is a leading centre for research and teaching in creative arts. Learn more about us and our people, courses, research and events.

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Welcome to UNSW School of the Arts & Media 

We believe in the values of criticality, creativity, communication and collaboration. It’s at the heart of everything we do.  

Our school is a leading centre for research and teaching in creative arts, media studies, communications, journalism, literature and creative writing, film studies and screen production, music, theatre and performance. 

We have a thriving community of more than 3000 students and offer undergraduate programs in media public relations and advertising, communication and journalism, screen and sound production, and music. Students also choose our exciting majors and subjects for a Bachelor of Arts, and many mix their courses with double degrees in other programs and subject areas. 

Our postgraduate masters programs in public relations and advertising, communication and journalism combine critical thinking with professional skills for developing careers in the media field. Our extensive doctoral program offers students the very best in intellectual and research support. They benefit from experienced supervisors, an academic postgraduate team, regular informal seminars and milestone reviews, research training and other events. 

Explore our school website to discover more about our courses, research, public seminars and cultural events. We look forward to welcoming you soon. 

- Michael Balfour, Professor of Theatre and Performance, Head of School

Strengthening learning with industry experience

With us, you’ll experience work integrated learning partnerships that offer internships with flagship media and creative industry organisations. We also proudly host Newsworthy, our dynamic digital space featuring the award-winning work of UNSW media students.
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State-of-the-art spaces and facilities

Explore our exciting new creative spaces and facilities where you’ll be part of active learning and hands-on practical experiences.

Our research

We’re home to leading interdisciplinary researchers working in the creative and performing arts, and humanities.

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