STUDY CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
Get ready to lead the festivals, arts, entertainment and media of the future with the Bachelor of Creative Industries. Developed alongside industry, you’ll take your creativity to new heights by building your industry network from day one and learning from award-winning, practising creative directors, business owners and artists.
You’ll learn to think creatively and strategically, you’ll collaborate with other students in the Creative Arts and Industries and you'll gain essential skills in arts production. Through work integrated learning you’ll gain the necessary practical experience to work with new media and disruptive technologies in this fast-changing, technologically driven, and globally growing industry.
*The Good Universities Guide 2022 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only
**Bureau of Communications and Arts Research, 2018
^ The Rookies Awards 2021
In-demand career opportunities
Creative arts and media careers are set to thrive by 2026, according to the Australian government's department of jobs and small business:
Authors and Book and Script Editors
Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors
Graphic, Web Designers and Illustrators
Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals
Projected employment change through to 2026 according to Australian Jobs 2022, National Skills Commission (2022).
Gain the skills you’ll need to pursue a successful career in the creative industries. Explore post-production, digital visual effects, animation, games development and interactive media, and help support the growth of the digital media industry in South Australia.
You’ll get hands-on experience in production, post-production and technical developments in the creative industries. You’ll build a portfolio of real-world experience that will help you gain employment in the digital media industry.
With the rise of streaming services, the Australian film and television industry is undergoing dramatic change at a rapid pace. In this degree, you’ll gain practical, cutting-edge skills and knowledge to make the most of your career opportunities within an exciting industry. Learn from industry leaders and fast track your creative career.
You’ll graduate with a portfolio of real-world experience that will help you gain employment in the film and television industries.
Professional writing skills are in high demand across the creative industries, and this degree will help prepare you for employment in a diverse and fast-paced creative economy. You don’t need a desire to become an author, the portable writing skills you’ll gain could lead you to a career in editing and publishing, digital media, advertising and marketing, festivals and events, and more. Taught by professional writers and with close links to industry, this degree will maximise your opportunities upon graduation.
You’ll graduate with a portfolio of real-world experience to help you gain employment in the writing and publishing industries.
Ideal for passionate musicians and budding industry professionals, this degree is suited to those who would like to gain key industry knowledge as well as business and marketing skills to be successful professionals in a competitive environment.
This degree is aimed at students who are interested in working in the music industry (promotion, management, administration), or forging a career as an independent artist or producer.
Gain skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the booming industry of games and interactive media. You’ll learn the methods required to create interactive experiences, and how to tailor your work to the latest technologies. You’ll bring concepts to life in 3D animation and games, and you’ll learn vital skills in programming and interactive design to work as an artist in the VFX, games and 3D animation industries.
You’ll graduate with a portfolio of real-world experience that will help you gain employment in the interactive media industries.
Develop the business planning, logistics and marketing skills that will enable you to thrive in the fast-paced festivals sector. Learn the essential entrepreneurial skills to ‘make it’ in the festivals and arts landscape, and tailor the degree to meet your individual goals in the creative industries. You’ll be mentored to set your own unique path long before you graduate and you’ll learn essential skills in event management, design and communication.
You’ll graduate with the technical knowledge to plan and deliver large-scale events, plus hands-on experience in working as part of a multi-disciplinary creative team to curate and produce your own site-specific arts projects.
This degree will help you design your own future in the creative industries. You’ll develop the creativity, strategic thinking, business capability and practical skills you’ll need for success, specifically in the area of theatre and performance. Taught by leading professionals, this degree will give you the skills to take your ideas all the way to completion, from initial creation to producing, marketing and understanding where they fit in the cultural landscape.
You’ll graduate with a portfolio of real-world experience that will help you gain employment in the theatre and performance industries.
The largest facility of its type in South Australia, The Void is Flinders University’s motion capture and virtual production stage. It’s an exciting and advanced facility that brings together filmmakers, actors, dancers, gamers, technicians and more in an environment where everyone is experimenting and exploring, and that brings much more possibility for creating your story in a virtual world.
The Void is accessible to students across the university.
Flinders final year creative arts students are offered a unique mentoring opportunity that connects them into a network of leading creative professionals in a wide range of fields.
The Creative Arts Student-Alumni Mentoring Program (StAMP) will allow you to build your pre-professional identity and develop professional networks, self-confidence, and career opportunities long before you graduate. You’ll be matched with a personalised Flinders Alumni-mentor who has relevant industry experience and is willing to share their advice, knowledge and experiences with you.
You’ll be connected to our network of industry leaders and experts in the creative arts. Our teaching staff are experienced and award-winning artists, directors, cinematographers, business owners and more. They are all currently practising artists too, so they know exactly what it takes to make it in the creative industries.
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