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University of New South Wales

24 months
37200 AUD/year
30960 AUD/year
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The Design program from University of New South Wales is an interdisciplinary, industry-engaged degree that integrates technology, design thinking, conceptual exploration, strategy and communication with practical skills. 


It focuses on the role of design in innovation and the global economy. You will extend and develop your theoretical, research, professional and practical design knowledge to an advanced level. This Design program from University of New South Wales is anchored by our multidisciplinary studios, which underpin the development of your professional skills and confidence needed for creative leadership in design. The studios will enable you to either focus on a specific area of design and digital media practice or to put together your own suite of courses. Studio specialisations include Experience Design, Interaction Design, Visualisation and Visual Effects, Future Making and Graphic Communication.

Why choose this degree?

You will choose this degree if you intend to develop deep and wide-ranging expertise in design which covers theoretical, practical, commercial, aesthetic, pragmatic and technological areas.

Who should choose this degree?

Anyone with a background in design and media practice who wants to expand their skills and industry knowledge will choose this degree.

Career opportunities

  • UX and experiential design
  • Graphics, media and digital design
  • Events, theatre and production design
  • Creative consultancies, social innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Design management and strategy
  • Design for products, jewellery, furniture, wearables, textile, fabric and fashion

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills for Creative Disciplines 
  • Research Foundations in Art and Design 
  • Leadership in the Cultural and Creative Industries 
  • Design History and Theory 
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity 
  • Design Studio: Insight, Processes and Communication 
  • Critical Approaches to Design Practice 
  • Integrated Studio: Culture and Identity 
  • Design Studio Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 082198B

  • Bachelors degree AQF Level 7 or Honours degree AQF Level 8 in any field with a record of achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average (65%) as determined by the UNSW postgraduate entry score calculator. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design FOE code 1005, Media FOE code 1007 or Architecture FOE code 0401 with a record of achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average (65%) as determined by the UNSW postgraduate entry score calculator, provides admission into the disciplinary course component of the Master of Design - requiring completion of 72 UOC (1.5 years).

Tuition Fee

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    37200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30960 AUD per year during 24 months.


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