Graduate Certificate in Design Thinking

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

Design thinking employs a mix of critical thinking and creativity to re-evaluate problems to come up with innovative ideas towards improving products and services. Many global corporations and governmental agencies have used design thinking for successful product innovation and resolution of complex service issues. The Graduate Certificate in Design Thinking has been developed with key industry collaboration to provide realistic insight into how creative approaches are used to generate innovative products and services around the world. You will employ human-centred design methods, which focus on user research, empathy mapping and customer insights in order to prototype possible solutions in a range of production and service situations. You will also be able to apply the practical skill sets by undertaking a real world client project as part of the course. This course will increase and update the skill set of graduates and current professionals of business, community development, engineering, graphic design, health services, information technology, marketing, strategic communications and sustainable development.


Course Structure - 12 credit points


  • Design Thinking Tools
  • Methods for Complex Inquiry
  • Project Strategy and Management
  • Web Strategy
  • Web Research
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management
  • Community Development Theory and Practice

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • Or equivalent training/experience

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Perth campus No information available No No information available

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