Find the ideal course for your sustained creative career goals

Download our study guide and see where a degree in design or creative arts can take you.

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You can confidently choose Deakin

Deakin’s online courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

250+

ONLINE COURSES

60,000+

ONLINE STUDENTS

Victoria’s #1

UNIVERSITY FOR COURSE SATISFACTION⁴

Top-ranking

UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICE⁵

Explore your study options

Find out which design and creative arts course is right for you.

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+10,600 advertising and marketing professionals
+5,200 graphic and web designers and illustrators
+1,400 artistic directors, media producers, presenters
+2,500 journalists and other writers

Join a dynamic industry and follow your creative passion

Prepare for your future career: grow your professional network and learn using industry-grade equipment from day one of your course. Undertake an internship and gain critical work experience and industry network connections. Arts and media professional roles are projected to increase by 8% by 2028.³ Get in-demand skills and build a sustained creative career.

Our interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you

Study online and take full control over how you study.
You can study online and on-campus, too.

Flexible online learning

Our flexible degrees let you continue your career while you study. You can learn at your own pace, when and where it suits you, without compromising quality or support.

  • 80%

    of Deakin students found studying had a positive impact on their career.6

  • 90%

    of graduates say they’d recommend studying at Deakin to family, friends or colleagues.6

Where could a Deakin degree take you?

A design and creative arts degree greatly opens up your employment opportunities. Read how Deakin has helped recent graduates prepare for their careers.

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Ainslie Peverell

Bachelor of Creative Arts

The lecturing staff were open, supportive and encouraged me to pursue projects outside of traditional art practices. Participating in the Public Art internship with Hobsons Bay council was a highlight, culminating as a task to achieve a Deakin University Global Citizen Award.

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Jesse Williams

Bachelor of Design

At Deakin the teachers have a genuine interest in you and care about what you’re doing and how you can improve. There is a real focus on immersing yourself within the world of design and learning all that you can so that you’re prepared for the real world.

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Willow Wakefield-Tromp

Bachelor of Creative Arts

Studying at Deakin has allowed me to pursue my passion in a supportive environment and meet like-minded people who have become great friends. I have experienced a range of roles, such as performer, set designer, lighting operator, scriptwriter and director.

Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

You can confidently choose Deakin - for the past 40 years we’ve been perfecting distance and online learning.

Ready to launch a career you love?

Download our study guide and see where a degree in design or creative arts can take you.

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