Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02863C

Our 12-month Master of Design is a fast paced environment, developed to emulate working practices in the design industry. This postgraduate course is about developing your product for potential market possibilities. Whitehouse offers individual studio spaces and specialist master classes to support your product development.


Research Workshop for Design: This subject explores research methodology and retrieval with specific frames of reference and contexts for design-oriented projects. Explorations of Material Culture: In this subject students will engage with artifact-based research investigations to inform creative written and designed outcomes. Frameworks for Ideas Generation: This subject contributes to students' research capability: ideas generation based on interdisciplinary investigations of design thinking practices, new technologies, community needs and ethical futures, leading to innovative approaches to communications and practice. Reading the Body and Space: In this subject students focus on developing their perception of the body as it relates to space and visual culture, and applications in design projects. Design Project: Practice-led, socially responsible examinations and experiments are undertaken in this subject as a means by which to challenge and reframe existing design parameters.


  • Explorations of Material Culture
  • Frameworks for Ideas Generation
  • Reading the body and space
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

To apply for the Master of Design, you will need to have a Bachelor of Design or equivalent undergraduate degree in a related cognate area or a Whitehouse Advanced Diploma or a Graduate Diploma or 5 years or more relevant industry experience. Entry is evaluated through a project proposal, interview and evidence of relevant industry/academic experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Domestic: $28,628
International: $28,628
Sydney Domestic: $28,628
International: $28,628

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Campuses: Melbourne, Sydney.

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