Ph. D. On Campus

Doctor of Creative Industries

Queensland University of Technology

36 months
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The Doctor of Creative Industries at Queensland University of Technology is a dynamic professional doctorate, nestled in the nexus of industry and research. It is the course for experienced practitioners, leaders in their field, looking to gain informed insight and expand their knowledge of the critical and conceptual tools necessary to make innovative contributions to their industry.



  • This course is for experienced practitioners, leaders in their field
  • Explore artistic and design practice in a range of settings, or consider creative enterprise and related tertiary teaching
  • Experience engaging workshops with online materials and support including the conceptual tools required for analysis and reflection on practice
  • Design, implement and evaluate industry based research projects
  • Make invaluable industry connections and be part of a dynamic research community
  • The Creative Industries Faculty is a national leader in advancing practice-led research.

Careers and outcomes

This Doctor of Creative Industries at Queensland University of Technology facilitates a nuanced and refined understanding of practice, enabling highly-skilled, leading artistic and design practitioners, and those engaged in creative enterprise or teaching in the creative industries, to break new ground and lead their field in innovative thinking.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Approaches to Research in Creative Industries
  • Research in the Creative Sector
  • Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


288 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 069963A

  • A relevant four-year bachelor degree with first-or second-class division A honours, or
  • An appropriate masters degree, and
  • Two years of practice at an advanced level in a position of responsibility in the creative industries.

Tuition Fee


Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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