Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This course is a great option for creative practitioners interested in building their research skills while setting themselves up for the opportunity to advance to a PhD. The Master of Philosophy is personalised and innovatively designed to recognise the broad diversity of applicants' skills and background experiences, understanding each student has unique career aspirations. Join a progressive and collaborative postgraduate community and make an original contribution to media, design or creative arts research. Study in a supportive intellectual environment that encourages researchers to address real world problems in areas like: digital media, communication and culture; innovation in the performing and digital arts; sustainability and innovation in design. There is also the option of a non-specialised degree.

Designed for

Those seeking a more research-focused career in industry or academia, where they will be qualified to apply creative practice research skills within their specialist discipline area


144 credit points, as specified in the course structure.


  • Creative practice
  • Communication
  • Design

Standard entry requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor honours degree in a discipline relevant to your intended area of study
  • Or a completed recognised bachelor degree or equivalent in a discipline relevant to your intended area of study with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 5.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale) and relevant professional and/or research experience as determined by Faculty. Research proposals must be submitted with the application. Proposed research projects are subject to supervisor availability and resources available within the faculty to support the proposed research topic.

Study pathways

Pathways to doctoral research are available.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $49,900 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Kelvin Grove International: $49,900 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

This course is accredited as 2 years. However, it can be completed in 18 months - 2 years.

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