Which CSU communication and creative industries course is for me?

Which Communications and Creative Industries course is right for me

Are you ready to become a frontrunner in the communication and creative industries but aren’t sure which degree is the best choice for the career you want? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Read on to find out which communication and creative industries course is your best fit.

Charles Sturt University’s (CSU’s) new range of innovative communication and creative industries degrees open up a wide range of dynamic careers. And here’s the best part – there’s now a course to match your unique career goals and interests.

Find your ideal career with CSU’s new communication and creative industries degrees

You’ll have more career options than ever before with our brand-new communication, creative industries and theatre media courses. Your career should match your unique talents and passions. So CSU’s quality hands-on courses and strong industry connections are ideal to prepare you for the communication and creative industries careers of the future.

Want to be an actor, graphic designer, journalist or public relations professional? We have a course to get you there!

Flexible communication and creative industry courses

If you want a creative career but you’re not quite sure of the exact role you’d like just yet, our interdisciplinary and double degree course options offer flexible subject choices. You can tailor your study and shape your future career as you go! Our diverse degrees will give you transferable and adaptable skills that help you launch into the industry and make a real impact in your field. Take a base degree in communication or creative industries and choose from a wide range of elective, minor, and major options to suit you.

Choose from our wide range of specialisations

If you want to explore a career where you can dazzle, disrupt and delight, you can reach your full potential with a professionally recognised CSU degree in the communication and creative industries. With our wide range of specialisations, you can find the perfect fit to suit your passion, creative talents and career goals.

Our degrees span creative fields from design and visual arts, to screen and media, to acting and performance, to visualisation and interactivity, to sound and radio – and even interdisciplinary innovation, where you can study just about any subject you like!

With so much to choose from, how will you decide on the right course for you? To make things easier, we’ve broken down our courses into some key areas:

  • communication
  • creative industries
  • theatre media
  • visualisation and interactivity
  • interdisciplinary innovation.


CommunicationDo you have an eye for detail and exceptional graphics skills? Are you a gifted storyteller and epic communicator? Or are you an innovative influencer with big ideas? You could be destined for a career in communication.

Follow the communication career of your dreams with CSU’s Bachelor of Communication (with specialisations). Diverse options pave the way for you to start your career in the communication industry. Make your mark in print, on-air and online with our new range of communication specialisations:

We also offer extended specialisations in:

Or, you can expand on your skill set by choosing to study a double degree:

If you’re not quite sure of the direction you’d like to take, consider our communication degree and graduate without specialisation.

Creative industries

Creative IndustriesDo you want to bring your creative vision to life on the big or small screen? Is your ambition to be in front of the camera in acting or performance? Or can you see yourself working your magic behind the scenes in production or design? Whether you want to work in television, sound design, film or multiplatform production, CSU’s Bachelor of Creative Industries (with specialisations) opens a world of opportunity in:

Theatre media

Theatre Media at CSU

Fancy yourself the next Phantom of the Opera or have your eye on a starring role in Wicked? Do you pride yourself on being able to recite a Shakespearean soliloquy off by heart? Or maybe you’re keen to get involved behind the scenes in costume or set design. A career in acting and theatre could land you the big break you’ve been longing for. CSU’s Bachelor of Theatre Media is your best choice if you want a career in theatre media. Our course can lead to careers in theatre, film, circus, cabaret, radio and even education.

Visualisation and interactivity

Visualisation and InteractivityDo you have an innovative concept for a new game application? Are you’re fascinated by animation and visual effects? If you’re a tech-savvy game changer who wants a versatile creative career, our visualisation and interactivity degrees are for you. If you want a career in animation, visual effects or web design, explore our Bachelor of Creative Industries (Visualisation and Interactivity / Interdisciplinary Innovation) and Bachelor of Creative Industries (Visualisation and Interactivity).

Interdisciplinary innovation

Creative industries and InnovationWant to experience our most versatile and flexible degree yet? Look no further than CSU’s Bachelor of Creative Industries (Interdisciplinary Innovation). Redefine what it means to have a creative career through complete flexibility of subject choice. That’s right, you can choose subjects from the entire creative industries subjects range – or anywhere in the university. You can also choose to study our Bachelor of Creative Industries (Visualisation and Interactivity / Interdisciplinary Innovation), broadening your career options even further. A career in interdisciplinary innovation can take you just about anywhere – how amazing is that!?

Want an offer to study with CSU before you even get your exam results?

We know an ATAR doesn’t always reflect your potential for a successful career in the communication and creative industries. That’s why CSU’s School of Communication and Creative Industries offers Year 12 students the opportunity to be assessed as an individual. We’ll focus on your unique talents and abilities to see if a career in the communication and creative industries is right for you.

Following an assessment in the form of either an interview or audition with a School of Communication and Creative Industries lecturer, Year 12 students may be eligible to receive a conditional offer, meaning you won’t have to wait for UAC/VTAC offers.

Booking an interview or audition

A compulsory interview and audition is required for entry to the following courses:

An interview can be an alternate method of entry for the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Creative Industries (all specialisations except acting and performance)
  • Bachelor of Communication (all specialisations).

Ready to create your communication and creative industries career with CSU?

Check out CSU’s full range of communication and creative industries degrees and see how you can take your career into the future.