Master of Design

Study Area

Art and Design

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Design is an interdisciplinary, industry-engaged degree that integrates technology, design thinking, conceptual exploration, strategy and communication with practical skills. It focuses on the role of design in innovation and the global economy. You will extend and develop your theoretical, research, professional and practical design knowledge to an advanced level. This degree is anchored by our multidisciplinary studios, which underpin the development of your professional skills and confidence needed for creative leadership in design. The studios will enable you to either focus on a specific area of design and digital media practice or to put together your own suite of courses. Studio specialisations include Experience Design, Interaction Design, Visualisation and Visual Effects, Future Making and Graphic Communication.


Average Score

at least 65%


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Art & Design, #48 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020