Design Futures, Master | Online | RMIT University | Australia
18 months
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43200 AUD/year
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About

The Design Futures course from the RMIT University is an accelerated, graduate course for working professionals. It is suitable for both designers and non-designers who are looking to transition into new design practices and for those wanting to advance their careers in strategic leadership roles.  

Overview

Within this Design Futures course from the RMIT University you will benefit from experiential learning practices as you develop the strategic skills and tools required for leadership. Empathic research, journey mapping, rapid prototyping and storytelling are all tools that you will learn to use in your problem-solving process.

This degree will equip you to be a design leader by:

  • extending your practice in strategic, communication and service design
  • framing this new practice in the context of designing social, cultural and economic futures
  • introducing you to a close-knit global network of design professionals and different orders of design problems
  • helping you to identify and articulate contributions you make to organisations, as well as the value that design brings to business, government and society.

Career opportunities:

The Master of Design Futures has been developed to help build the skills required for senior management and leadership roles in design-conscious organisations.

These include traditional design businesses, as well as a growing number of public and private organisations that use human centred design to achieve their long and short-term goals.

Graduate careers include:

  • Design Leader
  • Director, Human Centred Design
  • Design Strategist
  • Service Design Lead
  • Chief Experience Officer

These careers exist under various job titles in many sectors including:

  • Corporate
  • Retail
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Government
  • Not-for-profit
  • Cultural organisatio

Programme Structure

  • Future Design Contexts: new modes of design practice, from social entrepreneurship to strategic design
  • Future Design Clients: techniques and skills for working with people in design
  • Future Design Leadership: how design works inside organisations  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: Applications will be accepted for each program until all places are filled, so ensure you apply as early as possible for your application to be considered.

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS provider number: 00122A  
  • Successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), AND

Five years' significant professional experience that demonstrates your knowledge of human-centred design and any experience or skills that would be valuable to this practice OR

  • At least eight significant professional experience that demonstrates your knowledge of human-centred design and any experience or skills that would be valuable to this practice.

You must include with your application a personal statement outlining: 

  • why you will benefit from undertaking the Master of Design Futures
  • how it aligns to your interests, aspirations and career ambitions
  • your understanding and experience of contemporary human-centred design

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43200 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    43200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43200 AUD per year during 18 months.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Design Futures.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Australia Awards Scholarships
Merit-based

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RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
RMIT Vietnam Alumni Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Future Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
RMIT English Language Bursary for Latin American students
Merit-based

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RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
10000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Malaysia Australia Colombo Plan Commemoration (MACC) Scholarships
Merit-based

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RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Australia Awards Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 AUD
Deadline
01 May 2024
The University of Queensland MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
RMIT University MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 AUD
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 AUD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Federation University - MACC Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Sydney International Student Award
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
University of New England International Bursary
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Jun 2024
Charles Sturt University MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
SP Jain School of Global Management - Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
University of Technology Sydney MACC Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
Wear & I Fashion Pioneer Scholarship
Merit-based

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WEAR & I
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Arts Fund (Both ways)
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Sprak Design Scholarship Program For Interior Design
Merit-based Need-based

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Sprak Design
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Exploring Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Adoption in Various Industries Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Casinos Blockchain
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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