Creative Industries

Why creative industries at QUT?

World-standard research

Our emphasis on practice-led research has resulted in national and international recognition for the Faculty. In addition, our research in language, communication and culture has been rated Australia's best and well above world standard in the 2010 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative results.

Our research

Industry connections

Working closely with partners from government and industry, we have become a leader in the development of creative industries both in Queensland and nationally. We aim to become an internationally networked hub of creative enterprise.

Passion for new technologies

Technology provides new possibilities for artists - in the creation of their works, as new outlets for their creativity, and as a means of promoting and distributing their work. Our cutting-edge use of digital technologies produces networked performances and cultural experiences.

First-rate facilities

Our $65 million Creative Industries Precinct is Australia's first site dedicated to creative experimentation and commercial development in the creative industries. Studying or researching with us means you will have access to some of the most advanced digital facilities to develop your creative skills.


Join the creative community

We will value your creative flair and encourage you to find your own voice. We host local, national and international productions, exhibitions and events that highlight students emerging digital and new media work, multimedia performances, screenings and seminars.




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