Master On Campus Online

Design (Design Innovation)

University of Sydney

18 months
43500 AUD/year
30000 AUD/year
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Design (Design Innovation) from University of Sydney provides new skills for industry leaders of tomorrow. The Design Innovation specialisation will introduce you to the principles, practices and methods of design-led innovation and inquiry, equipping you with the tools and techniques to lead in a rapidly evolving business landscape.  


Design (Design Innovation) from University of Sydney places an emphasis on “design for innovation” as a capability-enhancing skill that can be applied across a range of contexts to address complex global issues.

You will gain a holistic understanding of design-led innovation approaches and learn how to apply them in a practical industry setting. Throughout the degree, you will be engaged in both analytical and creative thinking, and acquire broad skills in communication, information literacy, inventiveness and critical thinking.  


Graduates of the Master of Design (Design Innovation) will be prepared to perform roles in organisations that incorporate design skills and design innovation into their ways of doing business. These roles include

  • design manager
  • digital innovation director
  • chief customer officer
  • chief design officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Thinking 
  • Design Practice and Management
  • Designing for the Digital Revolution 
  • Practices of Design Innovation 
  • Design Innovation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 098246A
  • a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification with a weighted average mark of 65, or
  • completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma with a weighted average mark of 70.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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    43500 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 43500 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 18 months.


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