Design

Master of Design (Advanced)

Cricos Code: 088476C

WHAT IS A MASTER OF DESIGN: ADVANCED?

This course has been developed for anyone who wishes to complete a 2-year course by studying full time. This Master degree encourages designers, developers, technologists, programmers, artists and teachers to explore the convergent space between design, project management and business disciplines. You’ll build the knowledge to successfully implement design practice and principles to various societal needs. At the same time, you’ll learn about cutting-edge technologies, systems and applications. On graduating, you’ll have an impressive portfolio that’s sure to lead to work at the highest levels anywhere around the world.

Billy Blue College of Design courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Sydney

International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 04 Nov 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

Full-time: 2 years

Part-time options available

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
As a graduate you’ll have a wealth of career opportunities available to you:
  • Managerial roles in Design agencies/other organisations
  • Creative business founder / Owner
  • Creative leader / director
  • University lecturer
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"I loved being a part of a creative community. "

- Tanya Koch, Graduate of Master of Design
I had the same group of friends through my entire learning experience. It made it a community, not just a learning environment.
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Course Overview

If you want to progress to senior roles within the design industry worldwide and become an advanced, entrepreneurial, and successful problem solver who can create and contribute to a variety of design solutions, this program is for you. The delivery of the course is blended with online and face-to-face subjects providing a flexible learning environment. In the core subjects, you’ll explore conceptual challenges and questions of visual expressions in your quest to develop useful, usable and appropriate designs for good. You’ll explore aspects of the user experience, the role of design in humanising information, and the aesthetic and practical dynamics of effective communication and branding in the international industry landscape. With a variety of electives to choose from, you can design your course to suit your interests. Led by highly regarded design professionals, you’ll extend your managerial skills and practice; build your understanding of strategic processes; use creative tools and design research; discover the convergent space between disciplines; and explore the latest design theory, practice and innovation. You’ll graduate with skills and knowledge that will take your career to the next level, no matter what field you’re in. And if you wish, you can enter or exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Design.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Extend your managerial skills and practice
  • Understanding of strategic processes, creative tools and design research
  • Discover the convergent space between disciplines
  • Explore the latest design theory, practice and innovation

HOW YOU'LL STUDY

HOW MUCH

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

  • Completion of a Bachelor level degree or Postgraduate study at an Australian university or equivalent from an overseas higher education provider
  • Written proposal
  • Portfolio of relevant work from area(s) of expertise
  • Resume
  • Selection interview
Special Entry Requirements:
  • Students without an Undergraduate degree may be admitted with:
  • A minimum of 6 years relevant professional experience AND
  • A written Proposal AND
  • A portfolio of relevant work from area(s) of expertise AND
  • A Resume AND
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation AND
  • *A selection interview.
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.5 (Academic), with no skills band less than 6.0
Please note that a maximum of 33% of the course may be studied online.
  • Completion of a Bachelor level degree or Postgraduate study at an Australian university or equivalent from an overseas higher education provider
  • Written proposal
  • Portfolio of relevant work from area(s) of expertise
  • Resume
  • Selection interview
Special Entry Requirements:
  • Students without an Undergraduate degree may be admitted with:
  • A minimum of 6 years relevant professional experience AND
  • A written Proposal AND
  • A portfolio of relevant work from area(s) of expertise AND
  • A Resume AND
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation AND
  • *A selection interview.
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 6.5 (Academic), with no skills band less than 6.0
Please note that a maximum of 33% of the course may be studied online.

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences. Learn more

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