The University of Sydney

Creative & digital industries

LEARN HOW TO CREATE THE CULTURE OF TOMORROW

Making a career out of being ‘good at art’ isn’t a single-disciplinary process, it’s involves looking at the world in a way that encompasses a broad range of ideas and cultures. Our students better understand the forces that drive and shape the arts and culture of the world, and play a role in creating new ones, we’d love to help you get started.

Careers

  • Creative director
  • Museums
  • Social and mobile media
  • Marketing
  • Games
  • Telecommunications
  • Musician
  • Interaction designer

Suggested Courses

  • Adam's Story

    Art Curating Graduate

    "My study has helped me immensely to excel in my career. As a result, I am now the curator in one of Australia’s most exciting art institutions, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. As a cultural facility for Liverpool City Council, my workplace has supported me in a rewarding role that represents and provides creative opportunities for people in South West Sydney - a rapidly growing and exceptionally diverse region. Most rewardingly, I am given the opportunity to work with inspiring and creative people every day."

  • Cesar's Story

    Master of Digital Communication and Culture

    "Sydney is one of the few universities in the world with a program that allows one to study the Internet from a philosophical and cultural viewpoint."

  • Erin's Story

    Art Curating Graduate

    "The University of Sydney is renowned for having one of the best Arts faculties in Australia and is recognised internationally. I wanted to learn from lecturers that are leaders in their field and the University of Sydney offers this for every subject that is part of their curriculum. The Arts in Australia is very competitive and a postgraduate degree is invaluable to have on your CV. On successfully completing my Bachelor of Arts, I wanted to focus my studies and specialise in a particular field. The course equipped me with a refined knowledge of Australian and international art and more significantly for me, prepared me for a career in arts administration and the commercial gallery domain.”

  • Punit's Story

    Master of Digital Communication and Culture (MDCC)

    "Most digital marketing campaigns are extensions of TV and/or print campaigns and restricted to banner ads or online PR. The MDCC course trains you to raise questions about the significance of a medium and the impact of digital media in everyday life. For example, I can now confidently posit the value of a property or an event in the digital space. I wanted to be able to study communication and media from a global perspective; something that the MDCC course has provided by way of the options in learning. Sydney Uni is a multi-cultural learning centre that has a mix of students from all over the world, and I was lucky to have a healthy blend of insightful minds, from various countries, in our course. All this was backed by a truly world class faculty that made a substantial effort to be involved with my learning process. Education from the MDCC course has inspired me to continue with further research in the field of digital communication."

Important Dates

Research & Insights

  • A THRIVING ARTS CULTURE IS ESSENTIAL FOR A HEALTHY SOCIETY

    Does support for the arts matter to you? Winner of the Archibald Prize, artist Ben Quilty believes that a thriving arts culture is essential for a healthy society.

  • HOW CAN TRAINING IN CREATIVE DISCIPLINES TRANSLATE TO BUILDING A UNIQUE CAREER?

    Applying creative solutions to social issues can lead to individuals building exceptional careers. Experts from the areas of education, music, visual arts, architecture and democratisation discuss why their work matters to the world around us and how you too can make a difference.

  • WHAT MAKES A CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR?

    Kate Jennings and Dare Jennings in conversation with James Valentine.

  • SYDNEY WRITERS' FESTIVAL OCCUPIES THE GREAT HALL

    In May 2012, the University's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences sponsored the Sydney Writers' Festival (SWF), for which this special event was held in collaboration with the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

  • LOOKING AGAIN AT PICASSO'S GUERNICA

    Sydney Ideas co-presented with the Power Institute at the University of Sydney.

  • MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN OF THE SYDNEY CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC

    Dr Karl Kramer talks about the exciting opportunities available to students of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

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