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Sustainable Design

University of South Australia

24 months
32600 AUD/year
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This hands-on Sustainable Design degree from University of South Australia will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of sustainable design thinking as it relates to the changing world of design.  


This industry relevant Sustainable Design degree from University of South Australia equips you with sustainable design knowledge – and with a strong focus on sustainable design theory, emerging technologies and new materials you will graduate industry-ready.  

As a design student at UniSA you will practice your skills in our custom-built, world-class design studios and five floors of impressive workshops that boast digital fabrication equipment such as:   

  • laser cutters  
  • CNC routers  
  • 3D printers  
  • industry-standard motion-capture and virtual reality systems  

Your career

Job prospects in this field are looking good, with strong growth in employment expected in Australia.  

This degree allows graduates to augment their existing qualifications and career paths to include a sustainable design perspective. This has relevance to both the government agencies and private sector industries. Graduates find work across a variety of industries and employment sectors, including: 

  • construction
  • planning and development
  • renewable industries
  • government
  • design research
  • design management
  • education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Studio 
  • AAD Research Methods
  • Nature, Culture and Sustainability 
  • Principles of Sustainable Design
  • Business Practice for Artists and Designers 
  • Masters Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is no closing date for submitting your application however the admissions process takes between one and three weeks.


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Successful completion of a Bachelor degree or Graduate Diploma from a recognised higher education institution, or equivalent, in a related discipline. Applicants must also submit a portfolio of work, curriculum vitae and a written statement of intent.
  • Applicants who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Design from the University of South Australia are eligible to enter the program with 1.0 EFTSL Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1 year of full time study or equivalent part time study, and are not required to submit a portfolio of work and statement of intent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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