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Design Strategies

Postgraduate Certificate
6 months
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32900 AUD/full
22300 AUD/full
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This Graduate Certificate in Design Strategies from University of Canberra takes a practice-led approach to design research and creative thinking. You will develop an understanding of the theory and methodologies of applied design for developing innovative solutions for products, interfaces and services.

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Overview

You will graduate as a well-rounded design student, having also developed key skills in service design and interaction design along the way. Progression from this course to the Graduate Diploma in Design Strategies and the Master of Design Strategies is available by enrolling in additional units.

Study a Graduate Certificate of Design Strategies at University of Canberra and you will:

  • interpret and solve complex problems using design thinking techniques and processes
  • develop and review an iterative process of design involving the use of models and prototypes to be able to test and evaluate concepts and solutions to a wide variety of design problems
  • integrate design knowledge and ideas to communicate design solutions to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Career opportunities

  • Design strategist
  • Design and project manager
  • Design studio manager
  • Design and innovation strategist
  • Digital innovation manager
  • Creative thinker and visualiser

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee.
  • In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and/or employment experience.
CRICOS Code: 096395D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32900 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    22300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22300 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

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