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Tailor your communications and graphic design course with subjects in communication studies, screen media, professional and creative writing, social media, journalism, digital media production, architectural design, design theory, graphic and visual arts, and more.

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    Choose to study online or on campus, part time or full time

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    Graduate with the skills you need to succeed

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    To graduate industry ready

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Top communications and design courses

  • CUA40715 Certificate IV in Design (CUA40715 - 2022)

  • CUA41315 Certificate IV in Visual Arts (CUA41315 - 2022)

  • Graphic design and new media student using design software

    Bachelor of Arts (Creative and Digital Arts)

    Learn about creative theory and business practices and complete a range of creative projects using new and emerging design technologies.

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Inside CDU's communication and design courses

  • CDU student Nancy Soliman standing in the drafting studio in front of a model building.

    Nancy is achieving her architectural design dreams

    The support and flexibility that comes with a CDU arts degree in architectural design is setting Nancy on the path to success to pursue a career in architecture.

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  • CDU student Ashleigh Abram at a news desk

    That's a wrap: Ashleigh's path to ABC

    Ashleigh's passion for media began at a young age when, with friends, she’d create short film clips dancing in the living room. Lights, camera, action were all part of their play. Fast forward to years later and not much had changed. 

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  • BP smiling in the garden holding a camera

    From technology to photography: How BP’s switching careers

    BP recently returned to study to find way to turn his passion for photography and filmmaking into a profession. Having a full-time job and a young family made study challenging but with support, BP found success.

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Casuarina campus, DPC Alice Springs (Desert Peoples Centre)
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Alice Springs, Casuarina
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