Art & creative design courses

Connect with your creative side

Choose a speciality or career

Contribute to the artistic, aesthetic and social needs of society and create and inspire others. Sculpt and draw on your specialisation in a creative field. Canvas fine art, and transform spaces, form, and structure through innovative design.

Push creative boundaries, get graphic and communicate online, on paper, through the lens or from behind it. Studying creative art and design gives you opportunities to specialise and showcase your individuality in real life and onscreen across the world.

Know the history of art to create your own art. Study concepts and methods and materials. Create beautiful interiors and inspiring exteriors. Design digitally, animate dimensionally.

Douglas—Arts student with Macquarie University, through Open Universities Australia.
Douglas studied creative writing with Macquarie University through Open Universities Australia

Art & creative design subjects

Visualise your creative and inspiring career

From painter to sculptor, digital artist to interior designer, find your innovative degree to unlock your rewarding career. Create something and express your artistic flair with a career in creative art and design.


Improve your career prospects and get accreditation from some of Australia’s peak, reputable organisations. 

Design Institute of Australia (DIA)
DIA is the organisation through which designers work for the future of the design professions in Australia.

Interior Design Interior Architecture Educators Association (IDEA)
IDEA is the central source of information for universities that offer degrees in interior design and interior architecture. It’s a source of upcoming conferences and events, and a link to other related organisations and publications.

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