Master of Design Strategies

Master of Design Strategies

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: December 1
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February 11
International tuition: A$33,100
Domestic tuition: A$21,500

Program overview

Study a Master of Design Strategies at UC and you will: interpret and solve complex problems using design thinking techniques and processes identify and evaluate concepts and theories dealing with service design, design innovation and entrepreneurialism in design develop and review an iterative process of design using models and prototypes to test and evaluate solutions to a wide variety of design problems integrate design knowledge and ideas to communicate design solutions to specialist and non-specialist audiences prepare and present professional design strategies to create solutions to social issues of global importance create business plans, pitch ideas, and develop branding and integrated communication plans for design concepts apply established theories in practice-led research techniques, formative thinking, and reflective and critical practice to create innovative design solutions.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University Admissions Committee. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and/or employment experience. Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Design Strategies can articulate into the Masters program. Vertical integration with an undergraduate degree is meritorious. Only high achieving students will be considered for inclusion. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Career opportunities

The Master of Design Strategies gives broad training which aims to create design leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and thought shapers across a wide range of fields and industries. Some job roles which graduates of the course might undertake include: Design strategist Design and project manager Design consultant Design studio manager Design researcher Content strategist Service designer Consumer experience and digital strategist Design and innovation strategist Design innovation lead Digital innovation manager Business manager – media and design Experiential designer Organisational design specialist Business development director – internet of things Product manager – innovation and new product development

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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