The Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle
is newly constituted in 2002 and brings together a broad range of academic expertise, comprising aboriginal studies, music and
drama, education, fine art, humanities, language and media, liberal arts and social sciences.
The faculty is one of the most comprehensive of its kind in Australia. Its diversity and deliberate focus on collaboration, facilitates research outcomes that have high impact locally, nationally and internationally. The Faculty of Education and Arts' mission is to create and share knowledge to inspire, enrich and transform humanity.
The University of Newcastle Faculty of Education and Arts is home to three schools:
School of Creative Arts
The School of Creative Arts has earned a reputation for delivering quality programs in the creative and performing arts, music and fine art. The School has more than 1300 undergraduate and postgraduate students studying courses in creative and performing arts.
Staff in the School of Creative Arts have national and international reputations in performance, creative work, scholarly research and teaching. They are living and breathing creative artists, researchers and/or performers—and sometimes a combination of the three.
School of Education
The School of Education offers a vast range of teaching and research opportunities that contribute to the advancement of education at all levels. The school takes pride in their stimulating teaching and vigorous research to foster the development of our students and staff.
School of Humanities and Social Science
The School of Humanities offers a vast range of teaching and research opportunities that contribute to the advancement of human understanding. It is one of the largest schools in the university, and hosts a community of scholars that provides a comprehensive, high-quality, and stimulating learning environment informed by rigorous, evidence-based critical inquiry and research.
Academic staff at the School of Humanities and Social Science actively research and teach across a wide variety of disciplines, including ancient and modern history, classical and modern languages, English literature and creative writing, linguistics, media and cultural studies, philosophy and religion, politics, sociology and anthropology, in addition to professional disciplines: community welfare, social work, speech pathology and theology.
University of Newcastle Faculty of Education and Arts DegreesMaster of Disability Studies
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