The School of Communication and Arts is a world-leading, research-intensive school within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The School’s expert academics and creative practitioners have outstanding scholarly reputations, and are active in fostering research and strategic links with government, industry and community partners nationally and internationally. Learn about our research achievements.

The School of Communication and Arts provides substantial Research Higher Degree supervision of students working across a diverse range of disciplinary areas, as well as offering five postgraduate coursework programs in Communication, Communicaiton for Social Change, Science Communication, Creative Writing, and Writing, Editing and Publishing.

Our centres and partners

The School is home to: AustLit: The Resource for Australian Literature, a crucial research tool for all aspects of Australian literature, writing and storytelling; two cutting-edge research centres, the Centre for Communication and Social Change and the UQ Node of the Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language; and two peer-reviewed journals Hecate and Media International Australia; as well as various Reading and Research Discussion Groups.

The School also has links with the HASS Faculty Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities.