Master of Applied Design and Art

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Master of Applied Design and Art will enable students and professionals to reach a high level of expertise and qualification in contemporary design and art practice. The course aims to develop creative and professional skills through studies in cross and interdisciplinary design and art practice. It is suited to applicants with knowledge and expertise from other disciplines as well as those with formal qualifications in art and design. Students will learn through discussion, reflection and the production of original and innovative solutions to studio based or industrially related projects. The study program encourages independent research, originality, creative leadership and awareness of the needs of contemporary society.

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Graduates are recognised by professional associations such as the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) and Design Institute of Australia. Graduates are also eligible for membership in the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA), Perth Art Directors Club (PADC), The Design Management Institute, and Design Institute of Australia, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Arts Source: The Artists Foundation of Western Australia, FORM (originally CraftWest).

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Graduates may qualify for entry to Doctoral degrees.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Curtin Perth
  • Part-time
  • Full-time
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery

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