Master of Design

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

A professionally focused program of advanced study in contemporary design practice to help you become a leader in your field. This program is ideal for those keen to enter the expanding fields of professional design engagement, or design practitioners aiming to upgrade their expertise. You'll be trained in advanced design thinking and processes that'll equip you to create design solutions that engage experiential, communication, object and spatial contexts.

Designed for

Design graduates who wish to study design practice, planning and research at an advanced level


  • Collaborative design
  • Interaction design
  • Multidisciplinary design
  • or, you can also take a range of units from across these three to construct an advanced studies in design specialisation

Standard entry requirements

Depending upon your prior qualifications and experience you will be eligible for entry credit, which reduces the duration. 2 years: bachelor's degree in any field. 1.5 years: Bachelor's degree in a related field OR Bachelor's degree in any field relevant expertise. 1 year: Bachelor's (Hons) in a related field, OR Bachelor's (Hons) degree in any field + relevant expertise. Note: Selection is based on previous academic achievement. Applicants must provide a current curriculum vitae. Applicants applying to do the 1.5 or one-year program are required to provide 10-15 images of recent, original work, clearly numbered with a corresponding list of details attached, and to identify your preferred specialisation. Even if you are eligible for entry credit you do not need to take it. You may apply for and complete the longer duration. Related fields may include graphic design, communication design, visual communication, interior design, interior architecture, exhibition design, interaction design, user experience design, multimedia design, motion design, web design, industrial design or product design. Relevant experience may include a relevant graduate certificate or work experience.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Caulfield International: $63,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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