Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Digital + Material Innovation + Engagement The Master of Design enables students to develop digital literacy and material knowledge to become enterprising professionals across diverse design disciplines. This unique program provides contemporary design education by focusing on cutting-edge practice at the intersection of material and digital domains. A flexible structure allows students to bring together digital and material practices, in ways that broaden and deepen their skills, knowledge and design agility. Engagement and innovation are program foundations. Students will collaborate with expert teaching staff, industry, and public audiences to gain real world experience and develop versatile design expertise.


The Master of Design requires completion of 96 units: completion of 96 units, which must consist of 6 units of foundation theory, 18 units foundation studio & design, 24 units of disciplinary courses, 12 units research training, 12 units research project and 24 units of electives.


  • Design

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7 and successful assessment of a portfolio of works. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements.

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit. Cognate disciplines Architecture, Art History, Art Theory, Communication Design, Curatorship, Design, Digital Humanities, Game Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Media Arts, Museum Studies, Science Communication, Visual Arts, Visual Communication, Web Design.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $46,752
International: $71,808
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Further information

The Advanced version of this degree contains a thesis component.

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