The College of Arts offers academic programs that develop creative expression, knowledge about people, society and culture, and connection with local and global communities.

We offer flexible pathways from TAFE programs to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees, to PhD level research.

Our students undertake real-world projects in their courses, and pursue rewarding careers after graduation. Our staff conduct world class research, in disciplines ranging from creative arts to psychology.

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Our research

The College of Arts conducts world class research in the following areas:

  • Asian studies
  • Community development
  • Creative writing
  • Cultural studies
  • Digital media
  • History
  • Literary studies
  • Media studies
  • Performing arts
  • Psychology
  • Social work.

This research is conducted in two research centres: Community, Identity and Displacement Research Network (CIDRN) and the Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing.

Find out more about our research focus.

Our facilities

The College of Arts has a range of industry-standard facilities across its four campus locations at Footscray Park, Footscray Nicholson, City Flinders and St Albans, including specialist computer laboratories on all campuses.

Our TAFE and Higher Education programs in creative industries offer state-of-the-art creative learning spaces at City Flinders campus, and at Kindred Music Studios in Yarraville. These spaces give students a unique opportunity to engage with the broader media and creative arts communities and industries.

The Psychology Clinic at St Albans operates as part of the professional training for Master of Clinical Psychology students. Under the supervision of experienced clinical psychologists, students offer psychological assessment and treatment services to the local community.

Student placements

Our students benefit from real-world experience offered by professional placements, embedded in courses across the College.

Students are offered placements in the following degree programs:

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