About Us

Engaging Students with Creative Approaches to Study & Research 

The School of the Arts & Media consists of a rich and diverse group of interdisciplinary programs allowing students to engage in theoretical, practical, and creative approaches to academic study and research across varying areas of specialisation.   

Our subject areas include English Literary Studies, Creative Writing, Media and Communications, Film Studies, Music, and Theatre and Performance. 

Top-Ranked Nationally & Led by World-Renowned Staff

We’re top-ranked nationally in performing arts, English literary studies, creative writing, film studies, and digital media. Our distinguished academic staff have international profiles and are leaders in their fields.

Committed to Public Engagement & Universal Perspectives 

As part of the wider Arts and Social Sciences faculty, we promote a commitment to public engagement, social impact and a universal perspective.  

Every term, we support a wide range of activities and initiatives including UNSWriting, live theatre and dance performances, concerts, research seminars, media events and installations, film screenings, and frequent visits from acclaimed academics and artists from all over the world. It’s here that creativity has real-world impact.  

Our academics and creative professionals will help you find your voice and use it to influence the world around you. 

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